potato pancake

noun
Updated on: 25 May 2018

Definition of potato pancake

: a fried flat cake of grated potato mixed with raw egg and usually grated onion and spices

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First Known Use of potato pancake

1865

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potato pancake

Definition of potato pancake for English Language Learners

  • : a fried, flat cake consisting of potato mixed with egg and usually onion and spices


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