Teapoy definition

tēpoi
A small table incorporating a tea chest.
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A small decorative three-legged table.
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A small, three-legged stand.
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A small table for holding a tea service.
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A small decorative table having three legs; sometimes used for holding a tea service.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
teapoy
Plural:
teapoys

Origin of teapoy

  • Hindi tipāī tripod, trivet alteration (influenced by ti-) (combining form of tīn three) of Persian sipāya si three trei- in Indo-European roots pāy foot (from Middle Persian pāy ped- in Indo-European roots)

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

  • Hindi तिपाई (tipāi), from Urdu تپائي (tipāʼī), from Sanskrit त्रि (trí, “three") + पाद (pā́da, “foot") + the nominalizing suffix -ʼī.

    From Wiktionary