patinate

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

patina +‎ -ate

AdjectiveEdit

patinate (not comparable)

  1. Having a patina.
    • 1996, J. Jansonius, Duncan Colin McGregor, Palynology, principles and applications: Volume 1[1]:
      However, of the 377 sporangia so far investigated from Perton Lane, none has yielded patinate spores; this may indicate that []
    • 2000, Sa'id Al-Hajri, Bernard Owens, Saudi Aramco, Stratigraphic palynology of the Palaeozoic of Saudi Arabia[2], page 99:
      Description: Identical to the original description but here we exclude patinate specimens.

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

patinate (third-person singular simple present patinates, present participle patinating, simple past and past participle patinated)

  1. (transitive) To coat with a patina.
  2. (intransitive) To become coated with a patina.

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ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

patinate

  1. feminine plural of patinato

VerbEdit

patinate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of patinare
  2. second-person plural imperative of patinare
  3. feminine plural of patinato

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