Definition of aloo in English:


Line breaks: aloo
Pronunciation: /ˈɑːluː
, ˈaluː
(also alu)


[mass noun] Indian
  • Potato: aloo jeera
    More example sentences
    • And hotels cannot afford to leave out aloo gobi, aloo mutter, paneer butter masala, chana masala and dal fry from their list of curries.
    • We chose plain boiled rice and a side dish of sag aloo: potato and spinach to you and me.
    • With layers of aloo slice, banana slice, grapes, pomegranates, curd, chutney and masalas adorning a slice of bread, it is a fruity delight.


from Hindi, Urdu, and Sanskrit ālū.

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