- patellar fossa of vitreous,
- patellar ligament,
- patellar reflex,
Origin of pate
Origin of pâte
noun, plural pâ·tés [pah-teyz, pa‐; French pah-tey] /pɑˈteɪz, pæ‐; French pɑˈteɪ/,
Origin of pâté
Examples from the Web for pate
It is littered with pate rind, bread crumbs, greaseproof paper, orange peel and banana skins.Geoff Dyer's 'The Missing of the Somme' Reconsidered|Louisa Thomas|November 11, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Whether it is a simple roasted chicken, pate, or tuna Napoleon, each plate is a true culinary pleasure and delivers every time.
It was as if God's lightning had struck his pate, blasted it clean—No, that does not express it.Caybigan|James Hopper
Seizing one of the foresters' pikes the lean-faced man foully swung it down upon Much's pate with a sounding thwack.Robin Hood|Paul Creswick
Word Origin for pate
Word Origin for pâté
"top of the head," early 14c. (late 12c. in surnames), of unknown origin; perhaps a shortened form of Old French patene or Medieval Latin patena, both from Latin patina "pan, dish" (see pan (n.)).
"paste," 1706, from French pâté, from Old French paste, earlier pastée, from paste (see paste (n.)).