how to pronounce patina

/pəˈtiːnə/

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patina is pronounced in three syllables

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pətnə

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An example use of patina in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of patina

noun:

  1. A green colour, tinted with grey, like that of bronze patina.
  2. The colour or incrustation which age and wear give to (mainly metallic) objects; especially, the green rust which covers works of art such as ancient bronzes, coins and medals.
  3. A paten, flat type of dish.
  4. A gloss or superficial layer.

adjective:

  1. Of a green colour, tinted with grey, like that of bronze patina.

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