ta·​ter | \ ˈtā-tər How to pronounce tater (audio) \

Definition of tater

1 dialect : potato

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Sitting next to the bag of baked chicken feet, find Sam’s Yams Sweet Potato Dog Chews, made from the 100-percent nutrient-rich orange taters that many of us know and love as humans. Grace Dickinson, Philly.com, "Beyond bugs: 12 unique (and strange) ingredients at Mom's Organic Market and what to do with them," 16 May 2018 Roughly half of the film is eaten up by Drake's cheeseball villainy and Brock's tater-tot-chomping, woman-hating descent into loserdom—and Venom spends too much time setting these characters up without giving us a logical hook to hang them on. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, "Venom film review: Stupid, but still good enough to bite your head off," 5 Oct. 2018 Sides: The sports bar sides ruled the roost with crispy tater tots ($3.99 for a half order). Chuck Blount, San Antonio Express-News, "52 Weeks of BBQ: Big Lou’s Burgers & BBQ," 22 June 2018 The restaurant offers healthy grain bowls as well as more indulgent duck-fat tater tots (rooms from $189). Elaine Glusac, New York Times, "Your Next Trip Might Change Your Life," 1 June 2018 High-brow and low-brow meet in numerous ways, including on the menu, as in the fish roe served with the oversized house tater tots ($10). Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "It's a bar. It's a restaurant. It's the out-of-ordinary Snack Boys in Walker's Point," 1 May 2018 Coastal and rustic influences mingle on the menu, with some curious items like the boudin tater tots and turtle carbonara. Paul Oswell, Condé Nast Traveler, "21 Best Restaurants in New Orleans," 28 Feb. 2018 For another double whammy, try the Devas-Tater, a red sauce pizza with ground beef and tater tots. Detroit Free Press Staff, Detroit Free Press, "Here's where to load up on carbs before the Detroit Marathon," 11 Oct. 2017 The menu includes novelties like peanut butter and Cleveland fig jam sandwiches, homemade tater tots and Ohio City Pasta black pepper linguine. Katie Jackson, Fox News, "Heading to the GOP Convention? Chow down at Cleveland's best restaurants," 15 July 2016

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First Known Use of tater

1759, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for tater

by shortening & alteration

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