Cay



a small low island; key.
Historical Examples

noun
a small low island or bank composed of sand and coral fragments, esp in the Caribbean area Also called key
n.

“low island,” 1707, from Spanish cayo; see key (n.2).
cay
(kē, kā)
A small, low island composed largely of coral or sand. Also called key.

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