tattie

noun
tat·​tie | \ ˈta-tē How to pronounce tattie (audio) \

Definition of tattie

Scotland
: potato

Examples of tattie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "Burns Night in the Age of Brexit and Trump," 30 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of tattie

1788, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tattie

by shortening & alteration

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“Tattie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tattie. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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