patinate

[ pat-n-eyt ]
/ ˈpæt nˌeɪt /
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verb (used with object), pat·i·nat·ed, pat·i·nat·ing.

to cover or encrust with a patina.

Nearby words

  1. patiently,
  2. patiki,
  3. patin,
  4. patina,
  5. patinaed,
  6. patine,
  7. patinir,
  8. patinous,
  9. patio,
  10. patis

Origin of patinate

First recorded in 1875–80; patin(a) + -ate1

Related formspat·i·na·tion, nounun·pat·i·nat·ed, adjective

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