Meaning of “potato” - Learner’s Dictionary

potato

noun [ C, U ] us uk /pəˈteɪtəʊ/ plural potatoes
Extra Examples
There's either mashed, boiled, or baked potatoes.Could you dig up a few potatoes for dinner?The potatoes are layered with onion.Fry the potatoes until they soak up all the oil.She had a baked potato for lunch.

A1 a round vegetable with a brown, yellow, or red skin that grows in the ground:

boiled/fried potatoes
mashed potato
→ See also couch potato , jacket potato , sweet potato

(Definition of “potato” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)