A subtropical tree (Cyphomandra betacea) in the nightshade family, native to the central Andes and cultivated especially in New Zealand for its edible fruit.
The tart, dark red or yellow, plumlike fruit of this tree.
- tree tomato
Other Word Forms of Tamarillo
Origin of Tamarillo
Alteration of tomatillo
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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