tat·​tie ˈta-tē How to pronounce tattie (audio)
: potato

Examples of tattie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web From Baerii platinum caviar to tattie scones and winter truffle, the menu is balanced, light, and focuses on Scottish classics, often using foraged ingredients. George Koutsakis, Forbes, 15 Aug. 2022 The centerpiece of the meal is the haggis: a peppery of offal and oatmeal, cooked in a sheep’s stomach and served with neeps (turnips) and tatties (potatoes). Fergus McIntosh, The New Yorker, 30 Jan. 2017

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Word History


by shortening & alteration

First Known Use

1788, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tattie was in 1788

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“Tattie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tattie. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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