new potato


: a small moist tender thin-skinned potato harvested early in the growing season

Examples of new potato in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Grippo's, the snack food company in Colerain Township, and the University of Cincinnati have teamed up for a new potato chip flavor: Bearcat Bar-B-Q. Haadiza Ogwude, The Enquirer, 10 Apr. 2024 Get The Recipe 29 of 60 Red Potato Salad Fresh herbs balance out the rich flavor that bacon gives this new potato salad recipe. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 24 Oct. 2023 Broadbent country ham stuffing, haricot vert almondine, crushed new potato; family-style sides ($9): crispy Brussel sprouts, frondosa farm mushrooms, baby carrots; dessert, pumpkin cranberry cookies, apple walnut cobbler, dark chocolate, and peanut butter mouse bars. Gege Reed, The Courier-Journal, 6 Nov. 2021 Other treats readily available included Ghirardelli chocolates, OLLY, Lesser Evil popcorn, Mosh Bars, Reese's new potato chip and pretzel flavors, Clio yogurt bars, BarkTHINS, Brookside, Smart Sweets and Wise Sons bagels. Melody Chiu,, 6 Dec. 2021 In its mission to spark joy and bring smiles to people across the country, Lay’s has a series of new potato chip bags that features the stories — and smiles — of incredible people, all to benefit an extremely worthwhile cause. Nicole Cormier, Dallas News, 23 Sep. 2020 Laura Martin, whose Foerstel marketing firm oversees the Big Potato Truck and its travels, estimates creating the old and new potatoes cost about $200,000 each. Bill Manny, idahostatesman, 20 June 2018 Muldoon Farmers Market: Jerrianne Lowther says the market is bursting with colorful produce, from carrots to red and golden beets, new potatoes, green beans and raspberries. Steve Edwards, Anchorage Daily News, 1 Aug. 2019 The cool, tangy escabeche of plump mussels, tender new potatoes, and cabbage, finished with flowering dill, is worth ordering. Hannah Goldfield, The New Yorker, 22 Nov. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1765, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of new potato was in 1765

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“New potato.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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