Meaning of TRAY in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈtrā ]


Etymology: Middle English, from Old English trīg, trēg; akin to Old Swedish trø wooden grain measure and probably to Old English trēow 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 -ˌfu̇l noun

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.