ashtray

[ ash-trey ]
/ ˈæʃˌtreɪ /

noun

a receptacle for tobacco ashes of smokers.

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Origin of ashtray

First recorded in 1885–90; ash1 + tray1
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British Dictionary definitions for ashtray

ashtray
/ (ˈæʃˌtreɪ) /

noun

a receptacle for tobacco ash, cigarette butts, etc
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