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Definition of Tomato


  1. The fruit of a plant of the Nightshade family (Lycopersicum esculentun); also, the plant itself. The fruit, which is called also love apple, is usually of a rounded, flattened form, but often irregular in shape. It is of a bright red or yellow color, and is eaten either cooked or uncooked.

Tomato Quotations

Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad.
Brian O'Driscoll

It's difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato.
Lewis Grizzard

So in our pride we ordered for breakfast an omelet, toast and coffee and what has just arrived is a tomato salad with onions, a dish of pickles, a big slice of watermelon and two bottles of cream soda.
John Steinbeck

I don't care what anybody says: Nothing is better than a tomato you grow. There's something about it that's different than a tomato you can buy. It's a great thing.
Tom Vilsack

My greatest strength is common sense. I'm really a standard brand - like Campbell's tomato soup or Baker's chocolate.
Katharine Hepburn
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Tomato Translations

tomato in Afrikaans is tamatie
tomato in Dutch is tomaat
tomato in Finnish is tomaatti
tomato in French is tomate
tomato in German is Tomate
tomato in Hungarian is paradicsom
tomato in Italian is pomodoro
tomato in Norwegian is tomat
tomato in Portuguese is tomate
tomato in Spanish is tomate
tomato in Swedish is tomat
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