french fries

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English[edit]

French fries in a bowl.

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french fries pl ‎(normally plural, singular french fry)

  1. (chiefly Canada, US) Strips of deep-fried potatoes. These potatoes have been frenched (cut into strips).
    These french fries are soggy.
    French fries are my favorite vegetable dish.
    He eats too many french fries.
    French fries is a specialty of the house.

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The cooking term french, as used in french fry, is not inherently capitalized because it has lost its connection to the country France.

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