love apple


: tomato

Word History


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

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“Love apple.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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