cherry tomato


noun

a variety of tomato, Lycopersicon lycopersicum cerasiforme, having cherry-sized, edible, red or yellow fruit.

Origin of cherry tomato

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50
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British Dictionary definitions for cherry tomato

cherry tomato


noun

a miniature tomato not much bigger than a cherry
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