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potato British & World English

A starchy plant tuber which is one of the most important food crops, cooked and eaten as a vegetable

hot potato British & World English

A controversial issue or situation which is awkward to deal with

potato skin British & World English

A strip of deep-fried potato skin, served as an appetizer

potato vine British & World English

A semi-evergreen climbing plant with pale blue or white flowers, related to the potato and native to South and Central America

sea potato British & World English

A yellowish-brown European heart urchin

seed potato British & World English

A potato that is intended for replanting to produce a new plant and hence more tubers

baked potato British & World English

A potato baked in its skin

couch potato British & World English

A person who takes little or no exercise and watches a lot of television

jacket potato British & World English

A baked potato served with the skin on

mashed potato British & World English

Potatoes that have been boiled and then crushed into a soft mass, typically with the addition of butter and milk

mouse potato British & World English

A person who spends large amounts of leisure or working time operating a computer

potato blight British & World English

A destructive fungal disease of potatoes resulting in dry brown rot of the tubers

potato salad British & World English

A side dish consisting of cold cooked potato chopped and mixed with mayonnaise and seasonings

sweet potato British & World English

An edible tropical tuber with white slightly sweet flesh

potato pancake British & World English

A small flat cake of grated potatoes mixed with flour and egg and fried

potato crisp in crisp British & World English

A wafer-thin slice of potato fried or baked until crisp and eaten as a snack

mashed potatoes in mashed potato British & World English

Potatoes that have been boiled and then crushed into a soft mass, typically with the addition of butter and milk