Definition of pâté maison in US English:

pâté maison

(also pate maison, pâté de maison)

noun

  • A pâté cooked according to the recipe of a particular restaurant, charcutier, etc.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Mary McCarthy (1912–1989), writer and critic. From French pâté maison, also pâté de maison (not dated in dictionaries of French) from pâté + maison.

Pronunciation

pâté maison

/ˌpateɪ meɪˈzɒn/