pâte

[ paht ]
/ pɑt /

noun

porcelain paste used in ceramic work.

Origin of pâte

From French, dating back to 1860–65; see origin at paste
Can be confusedpaddy pate pâte pâté
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British Dictionary definitions for pâte (1 of 2)

pate

/ (peɪt) /

noun

the head, esp with reference to baldness or (in facetious use) intelligence

Word Origin for pate

C14: of unknown origin

British Dictionary definitions for pâte (2 of 2)

pâté

/ (ˈpæteɪ, French pɑte) /

noun

a spread of very finely minced liver, poultry, etc, served usually as an hors d'oeuvre
a savoury pie of meat or fish

Word Origin for pâté

from French: paste 1
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