home fries


plural noun

sliced, boiled potatoes, fried in butter or shortening.

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Also called American fried potatoes, American fries, home fried potatoes . Also called (Chiefly Northeastern U.S.) pan-fried potatoes [pan-frahyd, -frahyd] /ˈpænˌfraɪd, -ˈfraɪd/ .

Origin of home fries

First recorded in 1950–55
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