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.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Potato Nose

potato cod
potato crisp
potato crisps
potato disease
potato family
potato fern
potato fungus
potato head
potato masher
potato mashers
potato mildew
potato mold
potato mosaic
potato moth
potato murrain
potato nose (current term)
potato onion
potato pancake
potato peel
potato peelings
potato race
potato salad
potato salads
potato scab bacteria
potato skin
potato starch
potato starches
potato tree
potato tuber moth
potato tuberworm

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; ..."

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