Paten vs Paren - What's the difference?

paten | paren |


As nouns the difference between paten and paren

is that paten is while paren is (informal) a parenthesis (bracket used to enclose parenthetical material in text).

paten

English

(wikipedia paten)

Noun

(en noun)
  • The plate used to hold the host during the Eucharist.
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  • (archaeology) Any shallow dish found in an archaeological site.
  • paren

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (informal) A parenthesis (bracket used to enclose parenthetical material in text).
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