Definition of Cherry tomato

1. Noun. Plant bearing small red to yellow fruit.

2. Noun. Small red to yellow tomatoes.
Generic synonyms: Tomato
Specialized synonyms: Plum Tomato
Group relationships: Lycopersicon Esculentum Cerasiforme

Definition of Cherry tomato

1. Noun. A type of small tomato. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cherry Tomato

cherry juice
cherry knocking
cherry laurel
cherry laurels
cherry pepper
cherry pick
cherry picked
cherry picker
cherry pickers
cherry picking
cherry picks
cherry pitter
cherry plum
cherry red
cherry stone
cherry tomato (current term)
cherry tree
cherry trees
cherry wood

Literary usage of Cherry tomato

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1. The Survival of the Unlike: A Collection of Evolution Essays Suggested by by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1896)
"The first tomato known to man could have' been little else than this cherry tomato. Here the cell-division is perfect, and gives every evidence of being ..."

2. Transactions by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1896)
"... but is spontaneous or indigenous as far north as Texas and California, in a form closely approaching the cherry tomato of the gardens. 2. ..."

3. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1862)
"The cherry tomato has :i small, round, red fruit, possessing a sprightly acid flavor, but on account of its size used chiefly for pickling. ..."

4. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.: Horticultural Hall by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, W.D. Ticknor & Co, James Englebert Teschemacher (1894)
"Texas and •California, in a form closely approaching the cherry tomato of the gardens. 2. The tomato was first cultivated in the south of Europe and is ..."

5. The Argonauts of California: Being the Reminiscences of Scenes and Incidents by Charles Warren Haskins (1890)
"... a resident of Reservoir Hill, Eldorado County, requested a friend in the State of Wisconsin to send her a package of the cherry tomato seeds. ..."

6. Annual Report (1892)
"The cherry tomato is undoubtedly the original tomato, from which have come most or ... If the cherry tomato is taken as the starting point of the cultivated ..."

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