patin(redirected from patines)
Also found in: Dictionary.
paten, patin, patine
a plate, usually made of silver or gold, esp the plate on which the bread is placed in the Eucharist
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
patten, patand, patin
1. The base of a column or pillar.
2. A base or a groundsill which supports a column, post, or pillar.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.