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teapoy

[tee-poi] /ˈti pɔɪ/
noun
1.
a small three-legged table or stand.
2.
a small table for use in serving tea.
Origin
1820-1830
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/
noun
1.
a small table or stand with a tripod base
2.
a tea caddy on such a table or stand
Word Origin
C19: from Hindi tipāī, from Sanskrit tri three + pāda foot; compare Persian sīpae three-legged stand
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