- patellar ligament,
- patellar reflex,
- patent ambiguity,
- patent cliff
Origin of paten
Examples from the Web for patin
At p. 106, Patin calls Fernel ‘le premier mdecin de son temps, et peut-tre le plus grand qui sera jamais.’
Fernel, though enthusiastically praised by Patin, was probably hardly equal to Joubert.
Patin, when he entered the inn, would be satisfied to look at her and to compliment her politely and respectfully.
Patin's widow added fifty centimes, and the bird was given her in a little cage, which she carried away.
Patin, though he rather slights it himself, tells us in one of his letters that it was very popular at Paris.
patin or patine (ˈpætɪn)
Word Origin for paten
"plate for bread at Eucharist," c.1300, from Old French patene and directly, from Medieval Latin patena, from Latin patina "pan, dish" (see pan (n.)).