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Meaning of pate

pate

Pronunciation: (pāt), [key]
— n.
  1. the crown or top of the head.
  2. the head.
  3. the brain.

pâte

Pronunciation: (pät), [key]
— n.
  1. porcelain paste used in ceramic work.

pâ•té

Pronunciation: (pä-tā', pa-Fr.pä-tā', pa-), [key]
— pl. -tés
  1. a paste or spread made of puréed or finely chopped liver, meat, fish, game, etc., served as an hors d'oeuvre.
  2. See
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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