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  • n. Plural form of papa.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A parish priest of the Greek Church; a papa.


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  • Fries are simply called papas fritas fried potatoes.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • In the Spanish Canary Islands [these] are called papas arrugadas, or wrinkly potatoes.

    Serious Eats

  • "Making a simpleton, a warning, and an example of myself, before a hundred and fifty of the 'papas' and 'mammas' of Villette."


  • On remonstrating with him on his inconsistent proceedings, he invariably answered, "Our church is holy, our priests are thieves:" and then he crossed himself as usual, and boxed the ears of the first "papas" who refused to assist in any required operation, as was always found to be necessary where a priest had any influence with the Cogia Bashi [216] of his village.

    The Works of Lord Byron. Vol. 2

  • a little homesick too, for mammas can feel homesick as well as both boys and girls; and indeed I would not take upon myself to say that 'papas' are quite above this weakness either.

    The Rectory Children

  • One of my kids favorite dished is papas con chorizo.

    Making my own Mexican chorizo | Homesick Texan

  • TejasJeff -- I love papas con chorizo, especially when it's sandwiched between a warm tortilla!

    Making my own Mexican chorizo | Homesick Texan

  • The menu features entrees priced at about $21, inspired by the markets and street vendors of Latin America, such as savory corn and pork tamales and papas fritas stuffed with Parmesan cheese and chimichurri.

    Latin Food Enlivens Throgs Neck

  • This is a beautiful fall entrée, and goes well with a simple side dish like puree de papas or white rice.

    Roast pork loin stuffed with apples: Lomo de puerco con manzanas

  • When revolutions are successful, it's not that they have no "papas"; it's that they have good papas.

    Is There an Arab George Washington?


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