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hash browns

or hash-browns, hashbrowns

plural noun
crisp-fried potatoes made by dicing, chopping, or mashing boiled potatoes and browning them in hot fat or oil.
Also called hash-browned potatoes, hash-brown potatoes.
Origin of hash browns
1950-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Incredibly, the food kept coming—multiple syrup-jugs, plates of hash-browns, baskets of biscuits and bowls of white sausage gravy.

    Makers Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for hash-browns

hash browns

plural noun
diced boiled potatoes mixed with chopped onion, shaped and fried until brown
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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