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patera

Pronunciation: /ˈpætərə/

Translation of patera in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 [Architecture/Arquitectura] [History/Historia] [Religion/Religión] (shallow dish) pátera (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Originally, he may have been pouring a libation from a patera, as is common in similar sacrifice scenes belonging to this iconographic topos.
    • The Bath patera can be seen in the Roman Baths Museum, and the Amiens patera in the Musée de Picardie-Amiens.
    • Other antiques included an enamelled patera that might have been anywhere between 100 and 150 years old when deposited, and glass vessels that had also seen long use.
  • 2 [Astronomy/Astronomía] (shallow crater) [ cráter poco profundo de borde festoneado ]

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