patina

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patina /pəˈtiːnə/ noun
plural patinas
patina
/pəˈtiːnə/
noun
plural patinas
Learner's definition of PATINA
[count]
: a thin usually green layer that forms naturally on the metals copper and bronze when they are exposed to the air for a long time
: a shiny or dark surface that forms naturally on something (such as wood or leather) that is used for a long time usually singular
: a thin layer usually singular
often used figuratively
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