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hash browns

or hash-browns, hashbrowns

plural noun
crisp-fried potatoes made by dicing, chopping, or mashing boiled potatoes and browning them in hot fat or oil.
Also called hash-browned potatoes, hash-brown potatoes.
Origin of hash browns
First recorded in 1950-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • She forked up a mouthful of hash browns and chased them with coffee.


    Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for hash browns

hash browns

plural noun
diced boiled potatoes mixed with chopped onion, shaped and fried until brown
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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