spray [1] NOUN 1) liquid sent through the air in tiny drops. 2) a liquid preparation which can be forced out of an aerosol or other container in a spray.
VERB 1) apply (liquid) in a spray. 2) cover or treat with a spray. 3) (of liquid) be sent through the air in a spray. 4) scatter over an area with force.
DERIVATIVES sprayer noun.
ORIGIN related to Dutch spraeyen 'sprinkle' .
spray [2] NOUN 1) a stem or small branch of a tree or plant, bearing flowers and foliage. 2) a bunch of cut flowers arranged in an attractive way.
ORIGIN Old English.

English terms dictionary. 2015.