Meaning of Desiree in English:


Pronunciation /dɪˈzɪəreɪ/


  • A potato of a pink-skinned variety with yellow waxy flesh.

    ‘Bintjes were the first, then Desirees, and now practically the whole stall is filled with different varieties.’
    • ‘Desiree is a maincrop potato variety, with high and early yields. It has a high resistance to drought and good resistance to potato virus.’
    • ‘The mash dish deemed the ultimate favourite was was Barry’s recipe, made with Desiree potatoes, butter, milk and salt.’