- a large spoon used for serving at table
- a spoon used as a measuring unit in cookery, equal to about half a fluid ounce or 3 teaspoons: abbrev. tbs or tbsp
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- A large spoon used for serving food.
- Abbr. T. or tbs. or tbsp. A household cooking measure equal to 3 teaspoons, or 1/2 fluid ounce (15 milliliters). See Table at measurement.
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