tomato

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Singular
tomato

Plural
tomatoes

A cut tomato and a whole tomato
  1. (countable) A tomato is a red, roundish fruit, roughly the size of a fist. It does not have a core nor pips.
    Bad singers or musicians used to be thrown tomatoes at.
  2. (countable) A tomato is also the plant bearing tomatoes.
    Tomatoes were imported from Central America to Europe in the sixteenth century.
  3. (uncountable) The matter which tomatoes are made of.
    Ketchup sauce contains some amount of tomato.
  4. (uncountable) A reddish color, the color of a tomato.
    Tomato is a color that looks like oxygened blood.
  5. (slang) (figurative) A sexy woman.
  6. (slang) (figurative) A stupid thing or person.

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