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 for Spatula
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Spatula \Spat"u*la\ (?; 135), n. [L. spatula, spathula, dim. of
     spatha a spatula: F. spatule. See Spade for digging.]
     An implement shaped like a knife, flat, thin, and somewhat
     flexible, used for spreading paints, fine plasters, drugs in
     compounding prescriptions, etc. Cf. Palette knife, under
     Palette.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  spatula
      n 1: a turner with a narrow flexible blade
      2: a hand tool with a thin flexible blade used to mix or spread
         soft substances

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  38 Moby Thesaurus words for "spatula":
     air brush, art paper, brush, camera lucida, camera obscura, canvas,
     chalk, charcoal, chisel, crayon, drawing paper, drawing pencil,
     drier, easel, fixative, ground, lay figure, mallet, maulstick,
     medium, modeling clay, paint, paintbrush, palette, palette knife,
     pastel, pencil, pigments, point, scratchboard, siccative,
     sketchbook, sketchpad, solder, soldering iron, spray gun, stump,
     varnish
  
  

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