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noun as in vegetable

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The same court had already reversed a similar tax decision of hers, regarding Starbucks’ treatment by Dutch tax authorities, on similar grounds—but that was small potatoes compared with the flagship Apple-Ireland case.

From Fortune

He relays the story of her weekend diet consisting of “baked potatoes and caviar,” at once down-home and sophisticated.

Cover and repeat with remaining dough, potato, bacon, cheese, scallions, and 1 tablespoon sesame oil.

From Eater

Picture a big russet potato next to a small fingerling potato, both grown in the same soil and containing the same total amount of iron.

For instance, a 50-year-old ultramarathoner might have a younger biological age than a 35-year-old couch potato.

From Fortune

Most of the vendors were, like this woman, honorary Jews for the night, not that Jews have a monopoly on potato pancakes.

Esther Choi of Mokbar said she has made Korean potato pancakes called gam ja jun, and Charles Rodriguez of PRINT.

She came to the Latke Festival because she loved any dish so based around the potato.

“I think as the ubiquity of French fries prove, everyone loves a crispy fried potato,” he said in an email.

More clumsily, fireworks stand in for the Big Bang and a potato and peas are invoked to explain relativity.

The Potato is planted very sparingly south of Piedmont, and not so commonly there as in Savoy.

Wheat gives place to Rye about the same time, and the Potato, at first comparatively rare, becomes universal.

The boy backed away from him, and stood a little distance off, holding out a nice, juicy potato this time.

His steps led him now not to the beach, but to the Cemetery of Rocklington, amid the potato-fields.

All at once there came running through the potato field a black and white dog.


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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to potato, such as: yam, murphy, plant, spud, tater, and tuber.

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