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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (10)
  • About twenty years ago, the name tamarillo was deliberately contrived, much as a brand name is.
  • New Zealand growers adopted the name tamarillo for ` tree tomato 'expressly to recommend it with a nice-sounding name, and ` Chinese gooseberries' grown in New Zealand...
  • (Solanum muricatum), a prospect for premium fruit; and tamarillo (Cyphomandra betacea), a popular juice fruit.
  • Fare Game - Wairarapa venison open burger with tamarillo chutney and for more
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