Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: white potato  wIt pu'tey-tow
Usage: US
  1. Annual native to South America having underground stolons bearing edible starchy tubers; widely cultivated as a garden vegetable; vines are poisonous
    - potato, white potato vine, Solanum tuberosum
  2. An edible tuber native to South America
    - potato, Irish potato [US], murphy [informal], spud [informal], tater [informal], pratie [Ireland], tatie [UK, dialect], aloo [Asia], praty [Ireland], tattie [UK, dialect], alu [Asia]

Derived forms: white potatoes

Type of: root vegetable, solanaceous vegetable, starches, vine

Part of: genus Solanum, Solanum

Encyclopedia: White potato