from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An old coin and money of Abyssinia; the dollar, worth two fifths of a sequin.
  • n. A storehouse erected on piles.


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  • Mr McManus said the pataka is about 4sq m and his team will be working closely with

    Rotorua Daily Post

  • Part of the exhibition will be a pataka (food storage house) named Te Oha.

    Rotorua Daily Post

  • May lechon de leche, pasta negra, pasta pataka (yung kahit ano na lang nilagay pero masarap), beer at emperador brandy.

    Bisaya Bloggers


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  • An old Abyssinian coin, for the Wordnik money listers, worth 2/5 of a sequin.

    December 9, 2010

  • A Maori storehouse for food, raised on posts to prevent access by animals.

    December 16, 2007