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mashed potatoes

noun [U] uk   ( UK also mashed potato) us  
potatoes that have been boiled and crushed until they are smooth
Translations of “mashed potatoes”
in Korean 으깬 감자…
in Arabic بَطاطِس مَهروسة…
in Portuguese purê de batatas…
in Catalan puré de patates…
in Japanese マッシュポテト…
in Italian purè di patate…
in Chinese (Traditional) 馬鈴薯泥…
in Chinese (Simplified) 土豆泥…
(Definition of mashed potatoes from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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