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[puh-teen for 1; pa-teen for 2]
  1. patina.
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verb (used with object), pa·tined, pa·tin·ing.
  1. to patinate.
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Origin of patine

From French; see origin at patina
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Historical Examples of patine

  • The patina or patine is also the name given by the Romans to a shallow basin used for domestic purposes.

    Chats on Old Copper and Brass

    Fred. W. Burgess

  • It may also be mentioned here that when using acids for patine, steel tools should be kept away from the work.

  • A remarkably handsome silver-gilt chalice and patine (thirteenth century) belong to Toledo cathedral.

  • The patine which accompanies this chalice measures twelve inches in diameter.