Definition of Irish potato

1. Noun. An edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland.




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Literary usage of Irish potato

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1896)
"Naturally the common potato, having been introduced by emigrants from Ireland, came to be quite generally denominated the irish potato, to distinguish it ..."

2. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Theodore Mohr (1901)
"... ground nuts (Ai-<t<-fi!ft , and more rarely the irish potato, presenting a system of diversified farming like that practiced throughout the mountain ..."

3. The Plough, the Loom, and the Anvil (1852)
"irish potato SLIPS. Mix two bushels of charcoal with one bushel of air-slacked lime for every fifty bushels of potatoes, and sprinkle the mixture through ..."

4. The Potato: A Compilation of Information from Every Available Source by Eugene H. Grubb, William Sumner Guilford (1912)
"In another chapter considerable history and data concerning irish potato conditions are given. As stated there, the future of the Irish early potato seems ..."

5. Productive Farm Crops by Edward Gerrard Montgomery (1916)
"Compare the structure and anatomy of a sweet potato and irish potato tuber. ... Place both sweet potato and irish potato in a moist chamber in a warm, ..."

6. English Party Leaders and English Parties: From Walpole to Peel. Including a by William Henry Davenport Adams (1878)
"... recognized at once that his Ministry were called upon to face the dangers and difficulties of an irish potato famine. It was a great advantage that he ..."

7. Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1896)
"Naturally the common potato, having been introduced by emigrants from Ireland, came to be quite generally denominated the irish potato, to distinguish it ..."

8. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Theodore Mohr (1901)
"... ground nuts (Ai-<t<-fi!ft , and more rarely the irish potato, presenting a system of diversified farming like that practiced throughout the mountain ..."

9. The Plough, the Loom, and the Anvil (1852)
"irish potato SLIPS. Mix two bushels of charcoal with one bushel of air-slacked lime for every fifty bushels of potatoes, and sprinkle the mixture through ..."

10. The Potato: A Compilation of Information from Every Available Source by Eugene H. Grubb, William Sumner Guilford (1912)
"In another chapter considerable history and data concerning irish potato conditions are given. As stated there, the future of the Irish early potato seems ..."

11. Productive Farm Crops by Edward Gerrard Montgomery (1916)
"Compare the structure and anatomy of a sweet potato and irish potato tuber. ... Place both sweet potato and irish potato in a moist chamber in a warm, ..."

12. English Party Leaders and English Parties: From Walpole to Peel. Including a by William Henry Davenport Adams (1878)
"... recognized at once that his Ministry were called upon to face the dangers and difficulties of an irish potato famine. It was a great advantage that he ..."

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