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patis

[pah-tees, pah-tis]
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noun
  1. a fish sauce used in Filipino cookery.
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Historical Examples

  • Across this court-yard, or patis as they call it, Dan, and then we're in the street.

    Young Glory and the Spanish Cruiser

    Walter Fenton Mott

  • A rupini produces about ten patis, or an acre about three bushels and a half.

    An Account of The Kingdom of Nepal

    Fancis Buchanan Hamilton

  • Each company has a large band of music, amounting to ten men, where there are six Patis or squads.

    An Account of The Kingdom of Nepal

    Fancis Buchanan Hamilton

  • Three manas are sown on a rupini about the 1st of July, and about the 1st of November produce eight patis.

    An Account of The Kingdom of Nepal

    Fancis Buchanan Hamilton

  • About the 1st of November two manas are sown on a rupini; and about May produce twelve patis.

    An Account of The Kingdom of Nepal

    Fancis Buchanan Hamilton