[ paht ]
/ pɑt /
porcelain paste used in ceramic work.
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Origin of pâte
From French, dating back to 1860–65; see origin at paste
Words nearby pâte
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British Dictionary definitions for pâte (1 of 2)
/ (peɪt) /
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)
/ (ˈpæteɪ, French pɑte) /
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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