cherry tomato

noun
Updated on: 6 Feb 2018

Definition of cherry tomato

: a small globose red or orange tomato borne in long dense clusters; also : a tropical American plant (Lycopersicon esculentum cerasiforme) bearing cherry tomatoes

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First Known Use of cherry tomato

1847


CHERRY TOMATO Defined for English Language Learners

cherry tomato

noun

Definition of cherry tomato for English Language Learners

  • : a very small red or orange tomato or a plant that produces such tomatoes


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