Rösti

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rösti or rosti (ˈrɜːstɪ, ˈrɒstɪ)
 
n
a Swiss dish consisting of grated potato formed into a cake, sometimes with onion, fried, and topped with cheese
 
[C20: from Swiss German, literally: crisp and golden]
 
rosti or rosti
 
n
 
[C20: from Swiss German, literally: crisp and golden]

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Main Entry:  rösti
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a Swiss type of fried potato cake made of thinly sliced or grated potatoes and seasonings; also, a dish made of this; also written roesti
Example:  Potatoes rösti is similar to hash browns.
Etymology:  Swiss German 'crisp and golden'
Usage:  pl. rösti; cooking
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