Cay meaning

kē, kā
The definition of a cay is a sand bar or small island made up or sand or coral.

An example of a cay is Sand Key in the Florida Keys.

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A small, low island composed largely of coral or sand.
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A low island, coral reef, or sandbar.
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A small, low island composed largely of coral or sand.
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A small, low island largely made of sand or coral.
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Origin of cay

  • Alteration (influenced by quay) of Spanish cayo probably from Taíno

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Arawakan via Spanish cayo.

    From Wiktionary