potato

A tuber that is native to the Americas, whose origin has been traced to Peru where it was grown by the Incas. Potatoes are starchy, and can be found with various colored skins and textures, and each variety of potato is preferred for different dishes and cuisines.

Entry Type

Vegetable

Plural

potatoes

Aliases

• patata
• pomme de terre
• potatoe

Statistics

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