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English definition of “potato”

potato

noun [C/U]    /pəˈteɪ·t̬oʊ, -t̬ə/ (plural potatoes)
a white vegetable with a brown or reddish skin which grows underground and is used for food, or the plant on which this grows: [C] a baked potato [U] mashed potato
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