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pat·i·o

 (păt′ē-ō′, pä′tē-ō′)
n. pl. pat·i·os
1. An outdoor space for dining or recreation that adjoins a residence and is often paved.
2. A roofless inner courtyard, typically found in Spanish and Spanish-style dwellings.

[Spanish, from Old Spanish, possibly from Old Provençal patu, pati, pasture, perhaps from Latin pactum, agreement; see pact.]

patio

(ˈpætɪˌəʊ)
n, pl -os
1. (Architecture) an open inner courtyard, esp one in a Spanish or Spanish-American house
2. (Architecture) an area adjoining a house, esp one that is paved and used for outdoor activities
[C19: from Spanish: courtyard]

pat•i•o

(ˈpæt iˌoʊ, ˈpɑ tiˌoʊ)

n., pl. -i•os.
1. an area, usu. paved, adjoining a house and used for outdoor lounging, dining, etc.
2. a courtyard, esp. of a house, enclosed by low buildings or walls.
[1820–30, Amer.; < Sp: courtyard, perhaps orig. open area; compare Medieval Latin patium meadow, pasturage, perhaps derivative of Latin *patitus, past participle of patēre to lie open. compare patent]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.patio - usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residencepatio - usually paved outdoor area adjoining a residence
area - a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"
garden - a yard or lawn adjoining a house
solar trap, suntrap - a terrace or garden oriented to take advantage of the sun while protected from cold winds

patio

noun terrace, porch, veranda, loggia, sun deck (U.S. & Canad.) The door opened on to a mosaic-tiled patio.
Translations
veranda
solgård
päällystetty piha
unutarnje dvorište
belső udvarterasztornác
パティオ
테라스
uteplats
นอกชาน
hiên

patio

[ˈpætɪəʊ]
A. Npatio m
B. CPD patio doors NPLpuertas fpl que dan al patio

patio

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patio

nVeranda f, → Terrasse f; (= inner court)Innenhof m, → Patio m; patio door(s)Terrassentür f

patio

[ˈpætɪəʊ] nterrazza

patio

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