Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun potato

2 senses of potato

Sense 1
potato, white potato, Irish potato, murphy, spud, tater -- (an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland)
       => root vegetable -- (any of various fleshy edible underground roots or tubers)
       => 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)

Sense 2
potato, white potato, white potato vine, Solanum tuberosum -- (annual native to South America having underground stolons bearing edible starchy tubers; widely cultivated as a garden vegetable; vines are poisonous)
       => vine -- (a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface)

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