kind of spoon

A teaspoon is a spoon used for stirring tea, measuring sugar, and playing games such as spoons. They are also called flatspoons in American English.[1] Longer teaspoons can be used to eat ice cream and other desserts, too. It is usually covered with silver or stainless steel.

A teaspoon

It is also a unit of measurement, now equal to 5 millilitres, but the original customary measure was 4.93 ml.


  1. "Definition of FLATWARE". www.merriam-webster.com.