Definition of Lycopersicum
1. Noun. Tomatoes.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Solanaceae, Potato Family, Solanaceae
Member holonyms: Cherry Tomato, Lycopersicon Esculentum Cerasiforme
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lycopersicum
Literary usage of Lycopersicum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"There is good evidence that the tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L., lycopersicum esculentum Mill.) was cultivated in Peru long before the discovery of America. ..."
2. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1902)
"Well established along a highway at one point in Groton. * Solatium lycopersicum L. The common tomato should be included in the Conn. Flora. ..."
3. Journal of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy by Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (1833)
"—Analysis of the Leaves and Fruit of the Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum). By Professor FE Fodere and E. Heckt, Strasburg. In examining, in September last, ..."
4. A Practical Flora for Schools and Colleges by Oliver Rivington Willis (1894)
"... part of Virginia and the Carolinas, and is sent north as an early vegetable. Etymology. — lycopersicum is derived from the Greek words AUKOS, a wolf, ..."