wild potato



a plant, Solanum jamesii, of the southwestern U.S., related to the edible cultivated potato.

Nearby words

  1. wild pansy,
  2. wild parsley,
  3. wild parsnip,
  4. wild passionflower,
  5. wild pitch,
  6. wild pumpkin,
  7. wild rice,
  8. wild rose,
  9. wild rosemary,
  10. wild rubber

Origin of wild potato

An Americanism dating back to 1765–75

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