noun, plural po·ta·toes.
Origin of potato
Examples from the Web for potato
Esther Choi of Mokbar said she has made Korean potato pancakes called gam ja jun, and Charles Rodriguez of PRINT.
She came to the Latke Festival because she loved any dish so based around the potato.
More clumsily, fireworks stand in for the Big Bang and a potato and peas are invoked to explain relativity.
In 2010, Barber and his colleagues started working with the Ruffles potato chip marketing team.
The food that has crossed the lips of almost every person familiar with crowdfunding—nay, the Internet—is potato salad.Only in the Age of Crowdfunding: $40K Potato Salad|April Siese|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The success of the potato is largely dependent on the crops preceding it in the rotation.The Vegetable Garden|Anonymous
One of the things in which she particularly excelled was potato cakes raised with yeast.
I can take care of myself anywhere, in a potato field or in the woods, but I must not distress Mrs. Goodwin.A Yankee from the West|Opie Read
Mash with a spoon or a potato masher, adding the salt, butter, milk and paprika.A Thousand Ways to Please a Husband|Louise Bennett Weaver
They should thus secure a supply of water, and prevent their potato ground from being washed away by a sudden flood.The Kangaroo Hunters|Anne Bowman
British Dictionary definitions for potato
noun plural -toes
- a solanaceous plant, Solanum tuberosum, of South America: widely cultivated for its edible tubers
- the starchy oval tuber of this plant, which has a brown or red skin and is cooked and eaten as a vegetable
Word Origin for potato
Idioms and Phrases with potato
see hot potato; meat and potatoes; small beer (potatoes).