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Main Entry: to·ma·to
Pronunciation: tschwa-primarystressmamacrt-omacr also -primarystressmät-
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -toes
Etymology: derived from Spanish tomate "tomato," from the name for this plant in the ancient language of the Aztecs
1 : a usually large rounded red or sometimes yellow pulpy berry that is eaten as a vegetable
2 : a widely grown South American plant of the nightshade family that produces tomatoes

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