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hash browns

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plural noun
crisp-fried potatoes made by dicing, chopping, or mashing boiled potatoes and browning them in hot fat or oil.

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Also called hash-browned potatoes, hash-brown potatoes.

Origin of hash browns

First recorded in 1950–55
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British Dictionary definitions for hash browns

hash browns

pl n
diced boiled potatoes mixed with chopped onion, shaped and fried until brown
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