or hash-browns, hash·browns
crisp-fried potatoes made by dicing, chopping, or mashing boiled potatoes and browning them in hot fat or oil.
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Origin of hash browns
First recorded in 1950–55
Also called hash-browned potatoes, hash-brown potatoes.
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British Dictionary definitions for hash browns
diced boiled potatoes mixed with chopped onion, shaped and fried until brown
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