Potato vs Irish - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between potato and irish

is that potato is a plant tuber, solanum tuberosum , eaten as a starchy vegetable, particularly in the americas and europe while irish is (as plural) the irish people.

As a proper noun irish is

the goidelic language indigenous to ireland, also known as irish gaelic.

As an adjective irish is

pertaining to or originating from ireland or the irish people.

potato

English

(wikipedia potato)

Noun

(potatoes)
  • A plant tuber, Solanum tuberosum , eaten as a starchy vegetable, particularly in the Americas and Europe
  • (informal, UK) A conspicuous hole in a sock or stocking
  • Synonyms

    * (plant) spud (slang)

    Derived terms

    * air potato, air-potato * almond potato * Amandine potato * Andean potato latent virus * Andean potato mottle virus * Anna potatoes * apple potato bread * baby potato * baked potato * baking potato * bastard potato * Bengal potatoes * Bintje potato * black potato * blue potato * boiling potato * Bordet-Gengou potato blood agar * Brazilian potato tree * Burbank potato, Burbank Russet potato * Canada potato * Canarian wrinkly potatoes * Caribe potato * Carolina potato * chat potatoes * chef's potato * Chilean potato-tree, Chilean potato vine * Chilian potato * Chinese potato * clean potato * cold-potato routing * coleus potato * Colorado potato beetle * couch potato * Cree potato * Cuban sweet potato * Delmonico potato * duchess potatoes, duchesse potatoes * duck potato * false potato beetle * fauxtato * fingerling potato * finger potato * frafra potato * French-fried potatoes * giant potato creeper * glasshouse and potato aphid * Greenfield potatoes * Hausa potato * hog potato * hog's potato * home-fried potatoes * hot potato * Idaho potato * Indian potato * Irish potato * Irish potato bread * * jacket potato * Japanese potato * Jersey Royal potatoes * Jerusalem potato * little potato * Livingstone potato * long white potato * low-starch potato * Lyonnaise potatoes * Madagascar potato * mashed potato, mashed potatoes * meat and potatoes * meat and potato pie * Mexican potato * mouse potato * * native potato * new potato * O'Brien potatoes * oca potato * * pineapple potato * potater * potato aphid * potato apple, potato-apple * potato aucuba mosaic virus * potato badger * potato-ball * potato bean, potato-bean * potato beetle, potato-beetle * potato black ringspot virus * potato blight * potato blood agar * potato-bogle * potato-box * potato bread * potato bug, potato-bug * potato cake, potato-cake * potato cannon * potato chips * potato clay * potato creeper * potato crisps * potato curl * potato cyst * potato cyst nematode * potato deforming mosaic virus * potato dextrose agar * potato dextrose broth * potato disease * potato dumpling * potato-eater * potato-eel * potatoes and point * potatoey * potato-eye * potato failure * potato family * potato famine * potato farls * potato fly * potato fern * potato finger * potato flake * potato flour * potato-fly * potato fork * potato fungus * potato grant * potato gun * potato-headed * potato hook * potato-jaw * potato kugel * potato late blight * potato latent virus * potato latke * potato leafhopper * potato leaf roll virus, potato leafroll virus * potato lectin * potatoless * potato-loaf * potato masher, potato-masher * potato mildew * potato-mill * potato mop-top virus * potato mold, potato mould * potato mosaic * potato moth * potato-mouth * potato-mouthed * potato murrain * potato nose, potato-nose * potato nuggets * potato oat * potato of Canada * potato oil * potato onion * potato pancake * potato paradox * potato patch * potato peel * potato peeler, potato-peeler * potato peelings * potato pen * potato pie * potato pit * potato plant * potato pretender * potato psyllid * potato pudding * potato puff * potato race * potato ricer * potato ring, potato-ring * potato-root * potato root nematode * potato rot * potato rot nematode * potato rugose mosaic * potato salad * potato scab * potato scab bacteria * potato scone * potato-scoop * potato set * potato-shop * potato-sick * potato spindle tuber viroid * potato spirit, potato-spirit * potato split-worm * potato-spraying * potato-stalk weevil * potato starch * potato stem mottle * potato stick * potato straw * potato sugar * potato trap, potato-trap * potato tree, potato-tree * potato tuber moth * potato tuber nematode * potato tuberworm * potato tumor, potato tumour * potato vine * potato virus A * potato virus M * potato virus S * potato virus T * potato virus U * potato virus V * potato virus X * potato virus Y * * potato wart * potato wart fungus * potato weevil * potato whisky * potato-woman * potato worm * potato yam * potato yellow dwarf * potato yellow dwarf virus, potato yellow-dwarf virus * potato yellowing virus * potato yellow mosaic virus * potato yellow vein virus * * prairie potato * Price's potato-bean * prickly potato * purple Peruvian potato * purple potato * red-skinned potato * red potato * red round potato * Russet Burbank potato * russet potato * salt potatoes * scalloped potatoes * sea potato * seaside potato * seed potato * Spanish potato * small potato, small potatoes, small potatoes and a few in a hill, small potatoes and a few in the hill * scalloped potatoes * shoestring potatoes * smashed potatoes * starchy potato * Sudan potato * swamp potato * sweet potato * tater * Telinga potato * telingo potato * ten-lined potato beetle * Uruguay potato * Uruguay potato vine * Virginia potato, Virginian potato * Vivaldi potato * waxy potato * white potato * white potato vine * white round potato * wild potato * wild potato mosaic virus * wild potato vine, wild sweet potato vine * wild sweet potato * yellow dwarf of potato * Yellow Finn potato * Yellow Finnish potato * yellow potato * Yukon Gold potato * Zulu potato, Zulu round potato

    irish

    English

    (wikipedia Irish)

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • The Goidelic language indigenous to Ireland, also known as Irish Gaelic.
  • Irish is the first official and national language of Ireland
  • (surname)
  • Derived terms

    * Ulster Irish * Munster Irish * Connacht Irish

    Noun

    (-)
  • (as plural) The Irish people.
  • (obsolete) A board game of the tables family.
  • (US) Temper; anger, passion.
  • * 1834 , (David Crockett), A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett , Nebraska (1987), page 65:
  • But her Irish was up too high to do any thing with her, and so I quit trying.
  • * 1947 , Hy Heath, John Lange, (Clancy Lowered the Boom) :
  • Whenever he got his Irish up, Clancy lowered the boom.
  • *
  • whiskey, or whisky, elaborated in Ireland.
  • * 1889 , , (Three Men In A Boat) :
  • Harris said he'd had enough oratory for one night, and proposed that we should go out and have a smile, saying that he had found a place, round by the square, where you could really get a drop of Irish worth drinking.

    Usage notes

    * Use Irishman or Irishwoman for one singular person.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Pertaining to or originating from Ireland or the Irish people.
  • Sheep are typical in the Irish landscape.
  • Pertaining to the Irish language.
  • (derogatory) nonsensical, daft or complex.
  • "A number of derogatory nicknames began to emerge, including "Irish confetti" for thrown bricks, and "Irish kiss" for a slap" (Wisegeek.com)

    Derived terms

    * Irish coffee * Irish cream * Irishly * Irish slam * Irish joke

    See also

    * Erse * Gaelic * (ga) * Language list

    Anagrams

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