Definitions for CAYkeɪ, ki

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

caykeɪ, ki(n.)

  1. a small low island; key.

Origin of cay:

1700–10; < Sp cayo

Princeton's WordNet

  1. key, cay, Florida key(noun)

    a coral reef off the southern coast of Florida

Wiktionary

  1. cay(Noun)

    A small, low island largely made of sand or coral.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cay(noun)

    see Key, a ledge

Freebase

  1. Cay

    A cay, also spelled caye or key, is a small, low-elevation, sandy island formed on the surface of a coral reef. Cays occur in tropical environments throughout the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Oceans, where they can provide habitable and agricultural land for hundreds of thousands of people. Their surrounding reef ecosystems also provide food and building materials for island inhabitants.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

peppery(adjective)

(of food) containing a lot of pepper

The soup is too peppery.

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