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tomatonoun [C or U]

uk   /təˈmɑː.təʊ/  us   /-ˈmeɪ.t̬oʊ/ (plural tomatoes)
A1 a round, ​redfruit with a lot of ​seeds, ​eatencooked 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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(Definition of tomato from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tomatonoun [C]

 us   /təˈmeɪ·t̬oʊ/  /-ˈmɑ-/ (plural tomatoes)
a ​juicy, ​redfruiteatenraw, esp. in ​salads, or ​cooked as a ​vegetable: tomato ​sauce/​soup
(Definition of tomato from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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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