A metal ladle.
ladle definition by Webster's New World
- a long-handled, cuplike spoon for dipping out liquids
- any similar device, as a large container for carrying and pouring molten metal
Origin: Middle English ladel ; from Old English hlædel, a ladle: see lade
ladle definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A long-handled spoon with a deep bowl for serving liquids.transitive verb la·dled, la·dling, la·dles
To lift out or serve with a long-handled spoon.
Origin: Middle English, from Old English hlǽdel, from hladan, to draw out, lade.
- laˈdler noun