patte

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French pade, pate ‎(paw, foot of an animal), from Vulgar Latin *patta ‎(paw, foot), from Frankish *patta ‎(paw, sole of the foot), from Proto-Germanic *pat-, *paþa- ‎(to walk, tread, go, step), of uncertain origin and relation. Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *(s)pent-, *(s)pat- ‎(path; to walk), a variant of Proto-Indo-European *pent-, *pat- ‎(path; to go). Cognate with Dutch pad, patte ‎(paw), Low German pedden ‎(to step, tread). Related to pad, path.

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Noun[edit]

patte f ‎(plural pattes)

  1. paw (of animal)
  2. leg (of animal)
  3. (anatomy, informal) leg (of human)

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

patte f pl

  1. plural of patta

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

patte f ‎(plural pattes)

  1. (Jersey, nautical) fluke (arm of anchor)