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cay

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noun \ˈkē, ˈkā\

Simple Definition of cay

  • : a low island made of sand or coral

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cay

  1. :  a low island or reef of sand or coral

Origin of cay

Spanish cayo — more at key


First Known Use: 1707

Rhymes with cay

b, be, bee, c, cee, Cree, d, dee, Dee, dree, e, fee, flea, flee, free, g, gee, ghee, glee, gree, he, key, Key, knee, lea, lee, me, mi, p, pea, pee, plea, pree, quay, re, Rhee, scree, sea, see, she, si, ski, spree, sri, t, tea, tee, the, thee, three, ti, tree, twee, Twi, v, vee, we, wee, whee, ye, z, zee


CAY Defined for Kids

cay

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noun \ˈkē, ˈkā\

Definition of cay for Students

  1. :  4key




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