a tiny homopterous insect, Paratrioza cockerelli, occurring in some areas of the western U.S., western Canada, and Mexico: a serious pest to potatoes, tomatoes, eggplants, and peppers, the nymphs acting as vectors in the transmission of psyllid yellows.
noun 1. a novelty race in which each contestant must move a number of potatoes from one place to another, usually in a spoon, carrying one potato at a time.
- Potato ricer
noun a tool used to shred potato into rice-like pieces by putting it a lever-operated press Usage Note cooking
[poh-tuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˈpoʊ təˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or given to drinking. /ˈpəʊtətərɪ; -trɪ/ adjective 1. (rare) of, relating to, or given to drinking
- Potato soup
noun phrase Vodka •Generally made from potatoes
[too-ber-wurm, tyoo-] /ˈtu bərˌwɜrm, ˈtyu-/ noun 1. the larva of the potato moth.