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pătĭna (pătĕna), ae, f. [pateo], a broad, shallow dish, pan, stewpan (cf.: lanx, catinus).

I. Lit.: ut patinae fervent, Plaut. Ps. 3, 2, 51: qui mi inter patinas exhibes argutias, id. Most. 1, 1, 2: jamdudum animus est in patinis, i. e. my belly has been crying cupboard, Ter. Eun. 4, 7, 46; Cic. Att. 4, 8, a, 1: muraena In patinā porrectā, Hor. S. 2, 8, 43; Plin. 23, 2, 33, 68: fictiles, id. 34, 11, 25, 109: orobanche estur et per se et in patinis, i. e. cooked, id. 22, 25, 80, 162: patinae ob immensam magnitudinem, Suet. Vit. 13: deerat pisci patinae mensura, i. e. a dish large enough, Juv. 4, 72.—

II. Transf.

A. A kind of cake, Apic. 4, 2.—

B. A crib, manger, Veg. 1, 56.