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  1. tree tomato, tamarillo(noun)

    South American arborescent shrub having pale pink blossoms followed by egg-shaped reddish-brown edible fruit somewhat resembling a tomato in flavor


  1. tamarillo(Noun)

    A small tree or shrub (Solanum betaceum syn. Cyphomandra betacea) which bears edible fruits.

  2. tamarillo(Noun)

    A fruit of that tree.


  1. Tamarillo

    Solanum betaceum is a small tree or shrub in the flowering plant family Solanaceae "the nightshade plant". It is best known as the species that bears the tamarillo, an egg-shaped edible fruit. Other names include tree tomato, tomate de árbol, and Dutch eggplant, in Indonesia.


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