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Topic: FOOD

Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: Late Latin pasta

paste

1 noun
     
paste1
1

meat/fish/tomato etc paste

DF a soft smooth food, made by crushing meat, fish etc
2 [uncountable and countable]DFDH a soft thick mixture that can easily be shaped or spread:
Mix the powder with enough water to make a smooth paste.
3 [uncountable and countable]DH a type of glue that is used for sticking paper onto things:
wallpaper paste
4 [uncountable]DCJ pieces of glass that are used in jewellery to look like valuable stones
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