Definition of patine in English:

patine

noun

  • A patina; a superficial layer.

verb

  • with object = patinate.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Harper's Magazine. From French patine<br>late 19th century; earliest use found in Augustus Henry Keane (1833–1912). From patine. Compare Italian patinare, French patiner.

Pronunciation

patine

/pəˈtiːn/