Definition of Paterae

1. Noun. (plural of patera) ¹



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Definition of Paterae

1. patera [n] - See also: patera

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paterae

patentee
patentees
patentese
patentholder
patentholders
patenting
patentless
patentlike
patently
patentor
patentors
patents
pater
pater familias
patera
paterae (current term)
paterero
patereroes
patereros
paterfamilias
paterfamiliases
paternal
paternal age
paternal aunt
paternal aunts
paternal behaviour
paternal cousin
paternal cousins
paternal custody
paternal deprivation

Literary usage of Paterae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Salaminia (Cyprus). by Alessandro Palma di Censola (1884)
"In detail, it may be mentioned that there are paterae of no less than twelve forms. The first and finest which claims attention is a patera (fig. ..."

2. Mortars, Plasters, Stuccos, Artificial Marble, Concretes, Portland Cements by Frederick Thomas Hodgson (1916)
"Before fixing the paterae a keyed or undercut hole must be cut in the sunk panels to give a key for the stuff that is used for fixing the paterae. ..."

3. A Dictionary of the Architecture and Archaeology of the Middle Ages by John BRITTON (1838)
"Heads, or busts, of angels holding shields, scrolls, paterae, &c., and playing on musical instruments, are very commonly met with as brackets and corbels in ..."

4. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"... 1- 23.i3- —OF bacin ; alluded to by Gregory of Tours, who cites it as a word of rustic use ; ' paterae quas vulgo bocchino« vocant.' ß. ..."

5. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1892)
"Dr. Murray, in the paper mentioned above, has collected an interesting list of such paterae, lettered or unlettered, which have been found in the north of ..."

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