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cherry tomato

noun
1.
a variety of tomato, Lycopersicon lycopersicum cerasiforme, having cherry-sized, edible, red or yellow fruit.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50, Americanism
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Examples from the web for cherry tomato
  • 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.
  • Use the points of the triangles to form two wings, add a cherry tomato to the top of the carrots for a head.
British Dictionary definitions for cherry tomato

cherry tomato

noun
1.
a miniature tomato not much bigger than a cherry
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