Associations to the word «Tomato»
TOMATO, noun. A widely cultivated plant, Solanum lycopersicum, having edible fruit
TOMATO, noun. The savory fruit of this plant, red when ripe, treated as a vegetable in horticulture
TOMATO, noun. A shade of red, the colour of a ripe tomato.
TOMATO, noun. (slang) A desirable-looking woman.
TOMATO, noun. (slang) A stupid act or person.
TOMATO, verb. (transitive) to pelt with tomatoes
TOMATO, verb. (transitive) to add tomatoes to (a dish)
TOMATO CAN, noun. (slang) (boxing) (derogatory) An inferior fighter in the sport of boxing; The insinuation is that an up and coming fighter takes on a “tomato can” to burnish his reputation and record.
TOMATO CAN, noun. (slang) (boxing) A boxer who “takes a dive” or loses a fight on purpose.
TOMATO CONCENTRATE, noun. (US standard of identity) Any food obtained from the liquid of ripe tomatoes, strained, with any of: ingredients to regulate pH, water, salt, lemon juice, acid, sodium bicarbonate, spices, and flavoring.
TOMATO GALL, noun. A large gall consisting of a mass of irregular swellings on the stems and leaves of grapevines. They are yellowish green, somewhat tinged with red, and produced by the larva of a small two-winged fly (Lasioptera vitis).
TOMATO JUICE, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see tomato, juice.
TOMATO JUICE, noun. Juice made from tomatoes. In modern use, this usually refers to the comminuted flesh and juice of cooked tomatoes, prepared commercially.
TOMATO JUICE, noun. (US standard of identity) A food obtained from the unfermented liquid extracted from mature tomatoes of the red or reddish varieties of Lycopersicum esculentum P. Mill, strained free from peel, seeds, and other coarse or hard substances, containing finely divided insoluble solids from the flesh of the tomato.
TOMATO JUICES, noun. Plural of tomato juice
TOMATO KNIFE, noun. A small serrated kitchen knife.
TOMATO KNIVES, noun. Plural of tomato knife
TOMATO PASTE, noun. A concentrate of tomato purée; used in making pizzas etc
TOMATO PASTES, noun. Plural of tomato paste
TOMATO PURÉE, noun. A concentrated sauce (sold in tins or tubes) made from mashed tomatoes.
TOMATO PURÉES, noun. Plural of tomato purée
TOMATO SAUCE, noun. (cooking) A thick sauce made from tomatoes for pasta etc.
TOMATO SAUCE, noun. (UK) (Australia) (New Zealand) Bottled tomato ketchup, used as a condiment.
TOMATO WORM, noun. The caterpillar of the five-spotted hawkmoth (Manduca quinquemaculata).
TOMATO, noun. Mildly acid red or yellow pulpy fruit eaten as a vegetable.
TOMATO, noun. Native to South America; widely cultivated in many varieties.
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