Love-apple meaning

A tomato.
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(archaic) The tomato.
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(informal) A tomato.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of love-apple - loveapple

Origin of love-apple

  • Probably translation of French pomme d'amour (from the former belief in the tomato's aphrodisiacal powers) pomme apple de of amour love

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From love +"Ž apple.

    From Wiktionary