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tomatonoun [C or U]

uk   /təˈmɑː.təʊ/  us   /təˈmeɪ.t̬oʊ/ (plural tomatoes)
A1 a round, red fruit with a lot of seeds, eaten cooked or uncooked as a vegetable, for example in salads or sauces: a sliced tomato tomato salad/soup pasta with a tomato sauce

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tomatonoun [C]

 us   /təˈmeɪ·t̬oʊ/  /-ˈmɑ-/ (plural tomatoes)
a juicy, red fruit eaten raw, esp. in salads, or cooked as a vegetable: tomato sauce/soup
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Translations of “tomato”
in Korean 토마토…
in Arabic طَماطِم, بَنْدورة…
in Malaysian tomato, pokok tomato…
in French (à la) tomate, tomate…
in Russian помидор…
in Chinese (Traditional) 番茄,西紅柿…
in Italian pomodoro…
in Turkish domates…
in Polish pomidor…
in Spanish tomate, tomatera…
in Vietnamese cà chua, cây cà chua…
in Portuguese tomate…
in Thai มะเขือเทศ, ต้นมะเขือเทศ…
in German die Tomate…
in Catalan tomàquet…
in Japanese トマト…
in Chinese (Simplified) 西红柿,西红柿…
in Indonesian tomat, tanaman tomat…
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