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new potato

noun

a young potato of any variety, esp. small early red potatoes

Usage Note

cooking

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  • Cold asparagus salad, while in season; new potato salad, German fashion; ditto, French and haricot beans.

  • Work the proper sized piece of fondant into as close an imitation as possible of the new potato.

    Candy-Making Revolutionized Mary Elizabeth Hall
  • The new potato is in market in July and August, and may be recognized by its very thin skin.

  • Let them try a course of army rations for two months, and then say what price they would set against a fresh egg or a new potato.

    Four Months Besieged H. H. S. Pearse

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