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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Des·sert n.  A service of pastry, fruits, or sweetmeats, at the close of a feast or entertainment; pastry, fruits, etc., forming the last course at dinner.
 “An 't please your honor,” quoth the peasant,
 “This same dessert is not so pleasant.”   --Pope.
 Dessert spoon, a spoon used in eating dessert; a spoon intermediate in size between a teaspoon and a tablespoon.
 Dessert-spoonful, n., pl. Dessert-spoonfuls, as much as a dessert spoon will hold, usually reckoned at about two and a half fluid drams.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 dessert spoon
      n : a spoon larger than a teaspoon and smaller than a tablespoon