Definition of spud noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

spud

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//spʌd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//spʌd//
 
(especially British English, informal)
 
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a potato Word Origin late Middle English (denoting a short knife): of unknown origin. The sense ‘potato’ (dating from the mid 19th cent.) was originally slang and dialect.
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