hash browns

plural noun
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of hash browns

:boiled potatoes that have been diced or shredded, mixed with chopped onions and shortening, and fried usually until they form a browned cake called also hash brown potatoes, hashed brown potatoes, hashed browns

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First Known Use of hash browns

1951


HASH BROWNS Defined for English Language Learners

hash browns

noun

Definition of hash browns for English Language Learners

  • : boiled potatoes that have been cut up, mixed with chopped onions and fat, and fried until brown


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