Definition of Potato nose
1. Noun. Enlargement of the nose with dilation of follicles and redness and prominent vascularity of the skin; often associated with excessive consumption of alcohol.
Generic synonyms: Rhinopathy
Lexicographical Neighbors of Potato Nose
Literary usage of Potato nose
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Psychoanalytic Method by Oskar Pfister (1917)
"More recent occasion for the anxiety regarding the nose came from the harmless remark of a comrade that he, our patient, had a potato nose. ..."
2. Practical dermatology: A Condensed Manual of Diseases of the Skin : Designed by Bernard Wolff (1906)
"... potato nose}. In this condition the nose is dusky- red or purplish and presents deep openings, the enormously dilated sebaceous gland orifices. ..."
3. Biennial Report by Kansas State Horticultural Society (1899)
"... the perpetual wearing of a masquerade suit with a potato nose and a hair tail. Naturalness is lost by placing cheap statuary along the walks; ..."