Definition of pomme de terre in English:

pomme de terre

noun

  • Cookery. A potato. Frequently in the names of dishes containing, or consisting chiefly of, potatoes.

Origin

Late 18th century. From French pomme de terre potato from pomme + de + terre, probably after Dutch aardappel or German (regional, now chiefly southern) Erdapfel.

Pronunciation

pomme de terre

/ˌpɒm də ˈtɛː/