- a small, three-legged stand
- a small table for holding a tea service
Origin of teapoyHindi tip?? ; from tin, tir (; from Sanskrit tr?, three) + Persian p?ï (akin to Sanskrit pad-, foot): spelling, spelled influenced, influence by associated, association with tea
- A small table incorporating a tea chest.
- A small decorative three-legged table.
Origin of teapoyHindi tipa&imacron;, tripod, trivet, alteration (influenced by ti-, combining form of t&imacron;n, three) of Persian sipaya : si, three; see trei- in Indo-European roots + pay, foot (from Middle Persian pay; see ped- in Indo-European roots).
c. 1830 British rosewood teapoy