Definition of Desiree in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdezəˌrā/


A potato of a pink-skinned variety with yellow, waxy flesh.
Example sentences
  • Bintjes were the first, then Desirees, and now practically the whole stall is filled with different varieties.
  • Desiree is a maincrop potato variety, with high and early yields. It has a high resistance to drought and good resistance to potato virus.
  • The mash dish deemed the ultimate favourite was was Barry’s recipe, made with Desiree potatoes, butter, milk and salt.

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Syllabification: De·si·ree

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