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pate



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

pâte



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

pâ•té



Pronunciation: (pä-tā', pa-; Fr.pä-tā', pa-), [key]
n.,
pl. -tésPronunciation: (-tāz'; Fr.-tā'), [key]

1. French Cookery.a paste or spread made of puréed or finely chopped liver, meat, fish, game, etc., served as an hors d'oeuvre.
2. See foie gras.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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