patache

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish patache, of uncertain origin. The carriage sense is after French.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

patache (plural pataches)

  1. A dispatch-boat; a small vessel used to communicate between the vessels of a fleet.
  2. A horse-drawn carriage with two wheels used in France.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish patache.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

patache f (plural pataches)

  1. patache (carriage)

Derived termsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Origin uncertain; perhaps from Arabic بطاش (baTTāš).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

patache m (plural pataches)

  1. patache (boat)
Last modified on 20 May 2013, at 16:23