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pommes frites

[pawm freet] /pɔm ˈfrit/
plural noun, French Informal.
Origin of pommes frites
short for pommes de terre frites fried potatoes Unabridged
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French fried potatoes

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pommes frites


"fried potatoes," 1872, French, from pomme "potato" (see pome).

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