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Synonyms of spud

Noun


1. potato, white potato, Irish potato, murphy, spud, tater, root vegetable, starches, solanaceous vegetable

usage: an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland

2. spud, stump spud, hand shovel

usage: a sharp hand shovel for digging out roots and weeds

Verb


1. spud, bore, drill

usage: initiate drilling operations, as for petroleum; "The well was spudded in April"

2. shoot, spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, sprout, grow

usage: produce buds, branches, or germinate; "the potatoes sprouted"

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