Definition of patty noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

patty

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpæti//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpæti//
 
(pl. patties)(especially North American English)
 
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finely chopped meat, fish, etc. formed into a small round flat shape a hamburger patty Word Origin mid 17th cent.: alteration of French pâté, by association with pasty1.
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