Definition of pattée in US English:

pattée

adjective

Heraldry
  • postpositive (of a cross) having almost triangular arms, narrow at the center and broadening to squared ends.

    ‘a cross pattée’
    • ‘And the heater shields would not be decorated with a yellow patée cross on a red field.’

Origin

Late 15th century: from French, from patte ‘paw’.

Pronunciation

pattée

/pəˈtā/