tater

Definitions of tater
  1. noun
    an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland
    synonyms: Irish potato, murphy, potato, spud, white potato
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    baked potato
    potato that has been cooked by baking it in an oven
    chips, french fries, french-fried potatoes, fries
    strips of potato fried in deep fat
    home fries, home-fried potatoes
    sliced pieces of potato fried in a pan until brown and crisp
    mashed potato
    potato that has been peeled and boiled and then mashed
    Uruguay potato
    similar to the common potato
    jacket potato
    a baked potato served with the jacket on
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    starches
    foodstuff rich in natural starch (especially potatoes, rice, bread)
    solanaceous vegetable
    any of several fruits of plants of the family Solanaceae; especially of the genera Solanum, Capsicum, and Lycopersicon
    root vegetable
    any of various fleshy edible underground roots or tubers
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