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 for Irish potato
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Irish \I"rish\, a. [AS. [imac]risc, fr. [imac]ras the Irish. Cf.
     Aryan, Erse.]
     Of or pertaining to Ireland or to its inhabitants; produced
     in Ireland.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Irish elk. (Zool.) See under Elk.
  
     Irish moss.
     (a) (Bot.) Carrageen.
     (b) A preparation of the same made into a blanc mange.
  
     Irish poplin. See Poplin.
  
     Irish potato, the ordinary white potato, so called because
        it is a favorite article of food in Ireland.
  
     Irish reef, or Irishman's reef (Naut.), the head of a
        sail tied up.
  
     Irish stew, meat, potatoes, and onions, cut in small pieces
        and stewed.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Irish potato
      n 1: an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of
           Ireland [syn: potato, white potato, Irish potato,
           murphy, spud, tater]

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