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ladle

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈleɪ.dl̩/
a very big spoon with a long handle and a deep cup-shaped part, used especially for serving soup: a soup ladle

ladle

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈleɪ.dl̩/ (also ladle out)
to put soup or other liquid food into bowls to give to people, using a ladle
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Translations of “ladle”
in Vietnamese cái muỗng…
in Spanish cazo, cucharón…
in Thai ทัพพี…
in Malaysian senduk…
in French louche…
in German die Schöpfkelle…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指盛湯用的)大湯匙…
in Indonesian sendok sayur…
in Russian половник…
in Turkish kepçe…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指盛汤用的)大勺子…
in Polish chochla, nabierka…
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