love apple

noun

: tomato

Word History

Etymology

probably translation of French pomme d'amour

First Known Use

1785, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of love apple was in 1785

Dictionary Entries Near love apple

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“Love apple.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/love%20apple. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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