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ladle

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈleɪdl/
a large, deep spoon, used to serve soup Cutlery
Translations of “ladle”
in Spanish cazo, cucharón…
in French louche…
in German die Schöpfkelle…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指盛湯用的)大湯匙…
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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