plum tomato

plum tomato
noun Date: circa 1900 a small oblong tomato

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • plum tomato — plum to mato (plural ,plum to matoes) noun count a tomato shaped like an egg …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • plum tomato — noun A type of large tomato Syn: plum tom …   Wiktionary

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