also pattie noun (plural patties) Etymology: French pâté pâté Date: 1710 1. a little pie 2. a. a small flat cake of chopped food <
a hamburger patty
b. a small flat candy <
a peppermint patty
3. patty shell

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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