patinate

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verb pat·i·nate \ˈpa-tə-ˌnāt\

Definition of patinate

patinated

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patinating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to give a patina to

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to take on a patina —usually used in the past participle patinated bronze

patination

play \ˌpa-tə-ˈnā-shən\ noun

1857

First Known Use of patinate

1857

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