Definition of Pate

1. Noun. Liver or meat or fowl finely minced or ground and variously seasoned.

Generic synonyms: Paste, Spread
Specialized synonyms: Duck Pate, Foie Gras, Pate De Foie Gras



2. Noun. The top of the head.
Exact synonyms: Crown, Poll
Group relationships: Human Head
Specialized synonyms: Tonsure
Generic synonyms: Top, Top Side, Upper Side, Upside

Definition of Pate

1. n. The head of a person; the top, or crown, of the head.

Definition of Pate

1. Noun. (somewhat archaic) The head, particularly the top or crown. ¹

2. Noun. (alternative spelling of pâté) (finely-ground paste of meat, fish, etc.) ¹

3. Noun. The interior body, or non-rind portion of cheese, described by its texture, density, and color. ¹

4. Noun. A finely-ground paste of meat, game, fish or vegetables, sometimes with the addition of alcohol. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pate

1. the top of the head [n -S] : PATED [adj]

Medical Definition of Pate

1. 1. The head of a person; the top, or crown, of the head. "His mischief shall return upon his own head, and his violent dealing shall come down upon his own pate." (Ps. Vii. 16) "Fat paunches have lean pate." (Shak) 2. The skin of a calf's head. Origin: Cf. LG. & Prov. G. Pattkopf, patzkopf, scabby head; patt, patz, scab + kopf head. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Pate Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Pate Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pate

patchouli
patchoulies
patchoulis
patchoulol synthase
patchouly
patchwork
patchwork quilt
patchworked
patchworking
patchworks
patchworky
patchy
patchy atelectasis
patdown
patdowns
pate (current term)
pate a choux
pate de foie gras
pate feuillete
pated
patefaction
patefactions
patella
patella femoral pain syndrome
patellae
patellalgia
patellamide
patellar
patellar dislocation
patellar fossa of vitreous

Other Resources Relating to: Pate

Search for Pate on Dictionary.com!Search for Pate on Thesaurus.com!Search for Pate on Google!Search for Pate on Wikipedia!

Search

Translations