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1    a spread of very finely minced liver, poultry, etc., served usually as an hors d'oeuvre  
2    a savoury pie of meat or fish  
     (from French: paste1)  

      n   the head, esp. with reference to baldness or (in facetious use) intelligence  
     (C14: of unknown origin)  
pâté de foie gras  
      n   pl   , pâtés de foie gras   a smooth rich paste made from the liver of a specially fattened goose, considered a great delicacy  
     (French: pâté of fat liver)  
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