pates

plural of pate
as in heads
the upper or front part of the body that contains the brain, the major sense organs, and the mouth plopped a cap on his bald pate

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“Pates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pates. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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