paty

[ pat-ee ]
/ ˈpæt i /

adjective Heraldry.

(of a cross) having arms of equal length, each expanding outward from the center; formée: a cross paty.

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Origin of paty

1480–90; variant of pattee<Middle French, equivalent to patte paw + -ee;see -ee, -ate1
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