potato

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English[edit]

Potato and cross-section.
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Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

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

Synonyms[edit]

  • (plant): spud (slang)

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. past participle of potare

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

pōtātō

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