beefsteak tomato

noun

Definition of beefsteak tomato

: a very large globe-shaped red tomato with dense flesh

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For example, Green recommends using beefsteak tomatoes in sandwiches, because their large size makes for the ideal slice to layer in a sandwich. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "How to Pick the Best Tomatoes," 16 July 2018 The farm also sells such other produce as heirloom and beefsteak tomatoes, sweet corn, cucumbers, green beans, cantaloupe, watermelon and various kinds of squash. Ben Brazil, latimes.com, "Manassero Farms preserves its link to Orange County’s past," 17 May 2018

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First Known Use of beefsteak tomato

1869, in the meaning defined above

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