patte

Patt'e \Pat`t['e]"\, Pattee \Pat*tee"\, a. [F. patt['e], fem. patt['e]e, fr. patte paw, foot. Cf. {Patten}.] (Her.) Narrow at the inner, and very broad at the other, end, or having its arms of that shape; -- said of a cross. See Illust. (8) of {Cross}. [Written also {pat['e]}, {patee}.] [1913 Webster]