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Definition of Potato

Potato

  1. A plant (Solanum tuberosum) of the Nightshade family, and its esculent farinaceous tuber, of which there are numerous varieties used for food. It is native of South America, but a form of the species is found native as far north as New Mexico.
  2. The sweet potato (see below).

Potato Quotations

Steakhouses sort of have this old-school nature to them; they're like museums full of good food. It's fun hearing the waiter share his expertise on the different cuts of beef and how they're going to cut up your baked potato.
Jim Gaffigan

Without the potato, the balance of European power might never have tilted north.
Michael Pollan

My idea of heaven is a great big baked potato and someone to share it with.
Oprah Winfrey

It was among farmers and potato diggers and old men in workhouses and beggars at my own door that I found what was beyond these and yet farther beyond that drawingroom poet of my childhood in the expression of love, and grief, and the pain of parting, that are the disclosure of the individual soul.
Lady Gregory

I love cake. I love pie. I love potato chips. I love salt. I do not want yogurt, plain yogurt. It's healthy. 'Why don't you like it?' Because it tastes like bad breath.
Bill Cosby
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Potato Translations

potato in Afrikaans is aartappel
potato in Danish is kartoffel
potato in Dutch is pieper, aardappel
potato in Finnish is peruna
potato in French is pomme-de-terre, pomme de terre
potato in German is Kartoffel
potato in Hungarian is burgonya, krumpli
potato in Italian is patata
potato in Norwegian is potet
potato in Portuguese is batata
potato in Spanish is patata
potato in Swedish is potatis
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