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Noun: tomato (tomatoes)  tu'mey-tow [N. Amer], tu'maa-tow [Brit]
  1. A rounded fruit, red when ripe, that is eaten as a vegetable or in salads
     
  2. A widely cultivated plant that produces tomatoes as fruit, native to South America
    - love apple, tomato plant, Lycopersicon esculentum

Derived forms: tomatoes

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant, solanaceous vegetable

Encyclopedia: Tomato, Girl Detective