patine

noun
pa·​tine | \ pa-ˈtēn How to pronounce patine (audio) \

Definition of patine

 (Entry 1 of 2)

patine

verb
patined; patining

Definition of patine (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to cover with a patina

First Known Use of patine

Noun

1883, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1896, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for patine

Noun

French, from Italian patina

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“Patine.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/patines. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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