- a plant, Solanum jamesii, of the southwestern U.S., related to the edible cultivated potato.
Origin of wild potato
An Americanism dating back to 1765–75
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Try to find a remarkable plant belonging to the convolvulus family, the wild-potato vine, or "man of the earth."