Etymology
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patty (n.)

"small pie," 1710, from patti-pan (1690s) "something baked in a small pan," from French pâté, from Old French paste (see paste (n.)). Patty-pan "small pan in which pasties are bakes" is by 1710.

updated on March 03, 2020

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Definitions of patty from WordNet

patty (n.)
small flat mass of chopped food;
Synonyms: cake
patty (n.)
small pie or pasty;
patty (n.)
round flat candy;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.