Three ripe tomatoes.
An example of a tomato is the main ingredient for marinara sauce.
- a red or yellowish fruit with a juicy pulp, used as a vegetable: botanically it is a berry
- the annual plant (Lycopersicon esculentum) of the nightshade family, on which this berry grows
- Slang an attractive young woman
Origin of tomatoSpanish tomate from Nahuatl toma?
- A widely cultivated plant (Solanum lycopersicum syn. Lycopersicon esculentum) in the nightshade family, having edible, fleshy, usually red fruit. The tomato is native to and was first domesticated in northern South America.
- The fruit of this plant.
Origin of tomatoAlteration of Spanish tomate from Nahuatl tomatl fleshy globose fruit, tomatillo, tomato
(plural tomatoes or tomatos)
(third-person singular simple present tomatos, present participle tomatoing, simple past and past participle tomatoed)
- to pelt with tomatoes
- to add tomatoes to (a dish)
From Spanish tomate, from Classical Nahuatl tomatl, xÄ«tomatl.
tomato - Computer Definition
A Linux-based operating system for wireless routers that employ a Broadcom chipset. Derived from the HyperWRT operating system, Tomato offers a firmware upgrade for users who want a usage monitor, more advanced QoS settings and other features not available in the standard router. For more information, visit www.polarcloud.com/tomato. See HyperWRT, OpenWRT and DD-WRT.