Word of the Day – Nov. 3 – Patena

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Noun: Patina (puh-TEE-nuh)


1 a. A usually green film formed on copper and bronze by exposure to moist air and often valued aesthetically for its color.

b. A surface appearance of something grown beautiful especially with age or use.

2. An appearance or aura that is derived from association, habit, or established character.

3. A superficial covering or exterior.

Sample sentence: Although the winery is brand-new, it has been constructed and decorated to give it a patina of old-world quaintness.

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