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mashed potatoes


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Potatoes that are boiled and mashed, often with milk and butter.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Potatoes that have been boiled and mashed to a pulpy consistency.
  • n. Plural form of mashed potato.
  • n. Partially melted snow with a pulpy texture, making for slow skiing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Potatoes which have been boiled and mashed to a pulpy consistency, usu. with sparing addition of milk, salt, butter, or other flavoring. It is a popular accompaniment to a meat course [U.S., 1900's], providing bulk and calories to a meal.


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