pomme de terre

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Etymology[edit]

From pomme (apple) + de (from) + terre (earth). Literally meaning "an apple from the earth" or an "earth apple". The word "pomme" used to mean "fruit" in Old French. Compare the Dutch aardappel and Icelandic jarðepli.

Noun[edit]

pomme de terre f (plural pommes de terre)

  1. potato

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