AskDefine | Define pate

Dictionary Definition

pate

Noun

1 liver or meat or fowl finely minced or ground and variously seasoned
2 the top of the head [syn: poll, crown]

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English

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. The top of the head.
    He had a shiny, bald pate.
Derived terms
Translations
top of the head
  • Finnish: päälaki
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Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • /ˈpæt.eɪ/ or /pæˈteɪ/
  • Rhymes with: -æteɪ, Rhymes with: -eɪ

Noun

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Extensive Definition

Pate may refer to:
pate in French: Pate

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Danish pastry, French pastry, baklava, bean, belfry, blintz, brain, brow, chocolate eclair, chump, cream puff, crown, dome, dowdy, eclair, encephalon, gray matter, head, headpiece, noddle, noggin, noodle, organ of thought, pandowdy, pastry, pasty, patisserie, patty, patty-shell, pie, poll, puff, quiche, ridge, rosette, sconce, seat of thought, sensation, sensorium, sensory, strudel, tart, timbale, tipsy cake, trifle, turnover, vol-au-vent
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