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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A paste or spread. Mostly made of puréed or finely chopped liver, meat, fish, game, etc.. Typically served as an hors d'oeuvre.

Usage examples (36)
  • A fly bit the bare pate of a bald man, who in endeavouring to crush it gave himself a hard slap.
  • I make a smoked marlin pate that my guests love, and it is quite like yours.
  • I use it in pate choux all the time to get more impressive volume with a crisp texture.
  • For example, here's a spectrogram of me saying the word pate) for more
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