french-fried potatoes
french fries french fries french-fried potatoes french-fried potatoes n. pl. Strips of potatoes, usually cut with a rectangular cross-section, cooked by immersing in hot fat or oil. [PJC]

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  • French fried potatoes — French fried potatoes, potatoes cut into thin strips and fried in deep fat until crisp on the outside …   Useful english dictionary

  • french-fried potatoes — noun strips of potato fried in deep fat • Syn: ↑french fries, ↑fries, ↑chips • Usage Domain: ↑Britain (for: ↑chips) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • french-fried potatoes — n. fries, potato strips deep fried in hot oil …   English contemporary dictionary

  • french fried potato — noun Usage: often capitalized 1st F Etymology: french (I) + fried potato (noun phrase) : french fry usually used in plural * * * French fry or French fried potato noun (pl French fries or …   Useful english dictionary

  • french-fried — adj chiefly US : fried in deep fat french fried onions french fried potatoes …   Useful english dictionary

  • french fries — french fried potatoes french fried potatoes n. pl. Strips of potatoes, usually cut with a rectangular cross section, cooked by immersing in hot fat or oil. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fried onion — Fried onions or french fried onions are a popular snack food or garnish accompaniment to various recipes, made from pan frying or deep frying onions thus preparing them in a manner similar to that of French fried potatoes. North American… …   Wikipedia

  • french fries — potatoes cut into strips and then deep fried in oil, french fried potatoes, fries …   English contemporary dictionary

  • French fries — (n.) 1903, American English, earlier French fried potatoes (by 1883). French frieds (1944) never caught on. Simple short form fries attested by 1973. In the Upper Midwest of the U.S., sometimes called American fries (1950) …   Etymology dictionary

  • French fries — pommes redirects here. For similar terms, see Poms. French fries A dish of French fries Origin Alternative name(s) Belgian fries, chips, hot chips, fries, French fried potatoes, steak fries, wedges, potato wedges, frites …   Wikipedia

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