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pommes frites

[pawm freet]
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plural noun French.
  1. French fries.
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Origin of pommes frites

short for pommes de terre frites fried potatoes
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Word Origin and History for pommes frites


"fried potatoes," 1872, French, from pomme "potato" (see pome).

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