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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of a breed of strong, medium-sized dog developed in Portugal that is able to swim long distances and is characterized by webbed feet and a curved tail.

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Examples

  • The dish may look simple, but Mr. Ravell -- whose restaurant serves such delicacies as foie gras omelettes and mashed potatoes with truffles -- calls patatas bravas the most technical tapas to make.

    Splendid Spuds:

  • Before she knew it, it was time to start frying the potatoes, which were served with a spicy kimchi in an elBulli take on the classic dish of patatas bravas, fried potatoes with hot sauce.

    The Sorcerer’s Apprentices

  • There are also patatas bravas, that quintessential tapas bar staple of potato chunks striped with (creamy) white aioli and (zesty) red tomato sauce.

    Tom Sietsema on Estadio: The reign of Spain continues in Washington with a welcome newcomer

  • Restaurants Aplenty: It's best to heed recommendations if you want superior cuisine for your dining dollars in South Beach, so ask around: The Spanish infused cuisine at SoleÃ, W Hotel serves delectable tapas huevo frito con patatas, jamon y setas = Iberico ham and a fried egg served over wafer thin, house made crispy potatoes, chanterelle mushrooms and truffle oil and the rack of lamb is dynamite.

    Dwight Brown: Miami -- Luxury Vacations for Grown-ups

  • Restaurants Aplenty: It's best to heed recommendations if you want superior cuisine for your dining dollars in South Beach, so ask around: The Spanish infused cuisine at Soleà, W Hotel serves delectable tapas huevo frito con patatas, jamon y setas = Iberico ham and a fried egg served over wafer thin, house made crispy potatoes, chanterelle mushrooms and truffle oil and the rack of lamb is dynamite.

    Dwight Brown: Miami -- Luxury Vacations for Grown-ups

  • Well, try the patatas rabiatas – a filling plate of fried potato chunks served with piquant bolognese sauce, a meal on its own.

    10 of the best tapas bars in Barcelona

  • Though we're excited to try Anya's recipe for patatas bravas, which looks quite approachable, and which we may even bastardize with a fried-egg topping, our first excursion into the book was a simple Romesco sauce.

    Big Girls, Small Kitchen: Romesco, the Sauce of Summer

  • We visited Madrid, Cordoba, and Granada, and in between obsessing over the Allhambra and La Mezquita, we ate our fill of churros with chocolate and patatas bravas, crisped potatoes with a rich, spicy tomato sauce.

    Big Girls, Small Kitchen: Romesco, the Sauce of Summer

  • Catalan must-haves include patatas bravas, crisp-fried potatoes with a secret sauce, and mel i mato, a curd cheese and honey dessert cooked in an earthenware pot.

    Must-Try Foods Of The World

  • Must-haves include patatas bravas, crisp-fried potatoes with a secret sauce, and mel i mato, a curd cheese and honey dessert cooked in an earthenware pot.

    Must-Try Foods Of The World

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