cherry tomato

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

Origin:
1840–50, Americanism

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cherry tomato
 
n
a miniature tomato not much bigger than a cherry

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Example sentences
The fruit of the tomatillo is green and about the size of a large cherry tomato.
Try peas for eyes, a halved cherry tomato for a nose, and a low-fat cheese
  wedge as a smile.
Fruit load or fruit position alters response to temperature and subsequently
  cherry tomato quality.
Add a colorful garnish such as radish stars or a cherry tomato.
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