Definition of 'patina'
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The years of wear have only added to the patina and richness of the surfaces. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This may darken the wood slightly, but adds to the patina. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Everything was in oil paint, which soon acquired a patina. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The front door has, indeed, acquired a nice patina of age. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Used Occasionally. patina is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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