love apple

noun

Definition of love apple

: tomato

First Known Use of love apple

1785, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for love apple

probably translation of French pomme d'amour

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“Love apple.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/love%20apple. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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