Definition of Potato mold
1. Noun. A blight of potatoes.
Generic synonyms: Blight
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Literary usage of Potato mold
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1. Good Things to Eat, as Suggested by Rufus: A Collection of Practical Recipes by Rufus Estes (1911)
"... pint of potatoes a tablespoon of salt and a dash of white pepper. Sprinkle a little finely chopped parsley over the top as a garnish. potato mold—Mash ..."
2. The Popular Science Monthly (1889)
"... fungus is content to spread its mycelium over the surface of the lilac-leaves, absorbing its nourishment from the surface cells; but the potato mold, ..."
3. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1889)
"The lilac fungus is content • 1 its mycelium over the surface of the lilac-leaves, absorbing its nourishment from the surface cells ; but the potato mold, ..."
4. More Recipes for Fifty by Frances Lowe Smith (1918)
"Serve in following ways: Serve hot mush with fried fish in place of potato. Mold in long, narrow pans, cut in slices, and cook in drippings in hot oven or ..."
5. Report by New Hampshire Board of agriculture (1879)
"... and set free from its threads the swelling fruit; but the potato-mold, for instance, is the inception of the potato-rot, which is so dreaded. ..."