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patinate

[pat-n-eyt]
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verb (used with object), pat·i·nat·ed, pat·i·nat·ing.
  1. to cover or encrust with a patina.
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Origin of patinate

First recorded in 1875–80; patin(a) + -ate1
Related formspat·i·na·tion, nounun·pat·i·nat·ed, adjective
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