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potato

EnglishEdit

Potato and cross-section.
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EtymologyEdit

From Taino batata (sweet potato), via Spanish patata. Not from a hypothetical Nahuatl word *potatl.

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NounEdit

potato (plural potatoes)

  1. A plant tuber, Solanum tuberosum, eaten as a starchy vegetable, particularly in the Americas and Europe
  2. (informal, UK) A conspicuous hole in a sock or stocking

SynonymsEdit

  • (plant): spud (slang)

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VerbEdit

potato m (feminine potata, masculine plural potati, feminine plural potate)

  1. past participle of potare

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VerbEdit

pōtātō

  1. second-person singular future active imperative of pōtō
  2. third-person singular future active imperative of pōtō