tamarillo


tam·a·ril·lo

noun \ˌta-mə-ˈri-(ˌ)lō\

Definition of TAMARILLO

:  the reddish edible fruit of an arborescent shrub (Cyphomandra betacea) of the nightshade family that is native to South America but is grown commercially elsewhere; also :  the shrub itself

Origin of TAMARILLO

alteration of tomatillo
First Known Use: 1966

Rhymes with TAMARILLO

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