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spatula

noun [C] uk   /ˈspæt.jʊ.lə/ us  
a cooking utensil with a wide, flat blade that is not sharp, used especially for lifting food out of pansKitchen utensils UK (US tongue depressor) a small piece of wood used by a doctor to hold someone's tongue down in order to examine their mouth or throatMedical and surgical equipment
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