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tomatonoun [C or U]

uk   /təˈmɑː.təʊ/  us   /-ˈmeɪ.t̬oʊ/ (plural tomatoes)
A1 a round, red, sharp-tasting fruit with a lot of seeds, eaten cooked or uncooked as a vegetable, for example in salads or sauces
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in Arabic طَماطِم, بَنْدورة…
in Korean 토마토…
in Malaysian tomato, pokok tomato…
in French (à la) tomate, tomate…
in Turkish domates…
in Italian pomodoro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 番茄,西紅柿…
in Russian помидор…
in Polish pomidor…
in Vietnamese cà chua, cây cà chua…
in Spanish tomate, tomatera…
in Portuguese tomate…
in Thai มะเขือเทศ, ต้นมะเขือเทศ…
in German die Tomate…
in Catalan tomàquet…
in Japanese トマト…
in Indonesian tomat, tanaman tomat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 西红柿,西红柿…
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