strawberry tomato


: ground-cherry
especially : a stout hairy annual herb (Physalis pruinosa) of eastern North America with sweet globular yellow fruits

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1847, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of strawberry tomato was circa 1847

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“Strawberry tomato.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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