Definition of tater in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈteɪtə
(British also tatie /-ti/)


  • A potato: a dish of boiled taters
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    • You've got your regular old taters, sweet potatoes, faro - even lotus root makes it into the dish.
    • The folk about had their own taties and veg. and although many had the coal, local peats were in demand.
    • It actually went quite well with the potato starter, a dish of boiled taters and sliced boiled eggs served in a creamy sauce that contrasted well with the ceviche's sharp citrus-y zing.


mid 18th century: alteration.

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