potato
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potato(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (vegetable)
a. la papa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I'll have the steak with roasted potatoes. - Very well, sir. Anything else?Voy a querer el filete con papas asadas. - Por supuesto, señor. ¿Algo más?
She made a delicious salad with red potatoes and mayonnaise.Preparó una rica ensalada con papas rojas y mayonesa.
b. la patata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
According to the recipe, we need three pounds of potatoes for the soup.Según la receta, necesitamos tres libras de patatas para la sopa.
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potato
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la patata
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
b. la papa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
potato saladensalada de patatas, papas
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potato [pəˈteɪtəʊ]
noun
potatoes (plural) patata (f); papa (f); (LAm)
baked potato patata (f) al horno; potatoes in their jackets patatas (f) con su piel
modifier
potato beetle (n) dorífora (f); escarabajo (m) de la patata or papa; (LAm)
potato blight (n) roña (f) de la patata or papa; (LAm)
potato cake (n) croqueta (f) de patata or papa; (LAm)
potato chip (n) (US)
potato crisp See culture box in entry potato.
potato crisp (n) patata (f) frita; papa (f) frita; (LAm)
potato field (n) patatal (m)
potato masher (n) utensilio para aplastar las patatas al hacer puré
potato peeler (n) pelapatatas (m); pelapapas (m); (LAm)
potato salad (n) ensalada (f) de patatas or papas; (LAm)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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