patty

patty
/pat"ee/, n., pl. patties.
1. any item of food covered with dough, batter, etc., and fried or baked: oyster patties.
2. a thin, round piece of ground or minced food, as of meat or the like: a hamburger patty.
3. a thin, round piece, as of candy: peppermint patties.
4. a little pie; pasty.
[1700-10; alter. of PÂTÉ, conformed to E words with the suffix -Y2]

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