teapoy

teapoy

[tee-poi]
noun
1.
a small three-legged table or stand.
2.
a small table for use in serving tea.

Origin:
1820–30; < Hindi tīpāi, alteration (with t- from tir- three < Sanskrit tri) of Persian si-pāya three-legged stand

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teapoy (ˈtiːpɔɪ)
 
n
1.  a small table or stand with a tripod base
2.  a tea caddy on such a table or stand
 
[C19: from Hindi tipāī, from Sanskrit tri three + pāda foot; compare Persian sīpae three-legged stand]

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