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1. potato

noun. ['pəˈteɪˌtoʊ'] an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland.

Synonyms

  • starches
  • mashed potato
  • Solanum tuberosum
  • root vegetable
  • home-fried potatoes
  • fries
  • jacket
  • murphy
  • Irish potato
  • french fries
  • home fries
  • chips
  • white potato vine
  • white potato
  • french-fried potatoes
  • spud
  • tater
  • solanaceous vegetable
  • Uruguay potato

Antonyms

  • uncover

Etymology

  • batata (Taino)

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Words that Rhyme with Potato

  • tomato
  • saito

How do you pronounce potato?

Pronounce potato as pəˈteɪˌtoʊ.

US - How to pronounce potato in American English

UK - How to pronounce potato in British English

How to spell potato? Is it potatoe? Or potuto? Common misspellings are:

  • potatoe
  • potuto

Example sentences of the word potato


1. Noun, singular or mass
Flip the potato so the side you just cut is now flat against the cutting board.

2. Adjective
Your homemade mashed potato casserole is ready to enjoy.

Quotes containing the word potato


1. Reading one book is like eating one potato chip.
- Diane Duane, So You Want to Be a Wizard

2. Too bad guys aren’t like Mr. Potato Head Where you can pick and choose which parts you want. Then we might come up with a guy who meets your standards.- Maggie
- Susane Colasanti, When It Happens

3. To attract a lover, you need to craft the perfect Craigslist ad. Here’s mine: Free TV with purchase of potato chips and couch.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. potato

noun. ['pəˈteɪˌtoʊ'] annual native to South America having underground stolons bearing edible starchy tubers; widely cultivated as a garden vegetable; vines are poisonous.

Synonyms

  • white potato
  • murphy
  • Irish potato
  • spud
  • vine
  • tater
  • genus Solanum
  • Solanum tuberosum
  • Solanum

Etymology

  • batata (Taino)
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