Meaning of TRAY in English



Pronunciation: ' tr ā

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English, from Old English tr ī g, tr ē g; akin to Old Swedish tr ø wooden grain measure and probably to Old English tr ē ow tree ― more at TREE

Date: before 12th century

: an open receptacle with a flat bottom and a low rim for holding, carrying, or exhibiting articles

– tray · ful \ - ˌ fu ̇ l \ noun

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