Definition of Lycopersicon esculentum
1. Noun. Native to South America; widely cultivated in many varieties.
Terms within: Tomato
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Specialized synonyms: Cherry Tomato, Lycopersicon Esculentum Cerasiforme
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lycopersicon Esculentum
Literary usage of Lycopersicon esculentum
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1. Monks' Cookbook by Himalayan Academy, Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (1997)
"TOMATOES, Lycopersicon esculentum Tomatoes, though among the world's most popular foods, are generally toxic to the human body and should be eaten no more ..."
2. Biotechnology: Legislation and Regulation: Bibliography: January 1991-March 1996 by Scott A. Leonard, Raymond Dobert (1997)
"Descriptors: lycopersicon-esculentum; genetic- engineering; regulations-; ... Descriptors: lycopersicon-esculentum; food- additives; biotechnology-; ..."