Origin of potato
How to use potato in a sentence
However, that switch to potatoes occurred around the 19th Century.
Mixing meat and dairy is a kosher rule-breaker, so they switched the cheese for potatoes.
Yeonmi had been hospitalized at the time for a stomach illness, likely from her diet of rotten potatoes.How ‘Titanic ’Helped This Brave Young Woman Escape North Korea’s Totalitarian State|Lizzie Crocker|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The French fries are made out of real potatoes, the burger is great and you can get it all kinds of ways, and it tastes good.Bill Murray’s Words of Wisdom: On Comedy, the Greatness of In-N-Out, and Searching For Great Love|Marlow Stern|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I must have had lamb and potatoes 180 times since I have been here.Why The Queen Hates Mobile Phone Waving Crowds|Tom Sykes|September 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We had new potatoes for dinner, boiled with their skins on, and Liszt threw one at me, and I caught it.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Potatoes also are extensively planted, and I never saw a more vigorous growth.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
They would feed him apples, potatoes and sometimes bits of cake that Bob's mother gave them.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
Three men were sentenced to grow potatoes at Botany Bay the rest of their lives.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
In the community her father was the wealthiest man, having made his fortune in the growing of potatoes and fruit.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
British Dictionary definitions for potato
- 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
Other Idioms and Phrases with potato
see hot potato; meat and potatoes; small beer (potatoes).