Paten vs Patena - What's the difference?

paten | patena |


As nouns the difference between paten and patena

is that paten is while patena is a paten (plate for the host in the eucharist).

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.
  • patena

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A paten (plate for the host in the Eucharist).
  • A grassy expanse in the hill region of Ceylon.
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