potato

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English[edit]

Potato and cross-section.
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish patata, itself borrowed from Taino batata.

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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, Britain) A conspicuous hole in a sock or stocking
  3. (humorous) A camera that takes poor-quality pictures.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (plant): spud (slang)

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. past participle of potare

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Latin[edit]

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Verb[edit]

pōtātō

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

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