Definition of Love apple

1. Noun. Native to South America; widely cultivated in many varieties.

Exact synonyms: Lycopersicon Esculentum, Tomato, Tomato Plant
Terms within: Tomato
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Specialized synonyms: Cherry Tomato, Lycopersicon Esculentum Cerasiforme



Definition of Love apple

1. Noun. (informal) A tomato. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Love Apple

love-in
love-in-a-mist
love-in-idleness
love-in-winter
love-ins
love-lies-bleeding
love-making
love-philter
love-philtre
love-potion
love-song
love-struck
love-token
love affair
love affairs
love apple (current term)
love apples
love at first sight
love bird
love bite
love bites
love bomb
love bombs
love child
love children
love drug
love eggs

Literary usage of Love apple

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1. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"RH Love-apple with a white Fruit. 8. ... American tree-like Love-apple, with large angular Leaves. 9. ..."

2. A Description and History of Vegetable Substances, Used in the Arts, and in (1830)
"The love-apple, or tomata, is a native of the tropical parts of South America; but as it now thrives well in the warmer countries of Europe, and will, ..."

3. The Cook's Dictionary and House-keeper's Directory: A New Family Manual of by Richard Dolby (1830)
"BEEF (Fillet of), with love apple Sauce.—Prepare your fillet the same as for roasting and larding (receipt the second), and dish it over love apple sauce. ..."

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