1A small flat cake of minced or finely chopped food, especially meat.
- 1.1British A small pie or turnover.pastry, flan, tartlet, quiche, strudel
- 1.1British A small pie or turnover.
2North American A small round flat chocolate-covered peppermint candy.
Mid 17th century alteration of French pâté, by association with pasty.
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