Definition of Tamarillo

1. Noun. South American arborescent shrub having pale pink blossoms followed by egg-shaped reddish-brown edible fruit somewhat resembling a tomato in flavor.

Exact synonyms: Tree Tomato
Group relationships: Cyphomandra, Genus Cyphomandra
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



Definition of Tamarillo

1. Noun. A small tree or shrub (''Solanum betaceum syn. Cyphomandra betacea'') which bears edible fruits. ¹

2. Noun. A fruit of that tree. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tamarillo

1. [n -LOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tamarillo

tamanoir
tamanoirs
tamanu
tamanus
tamara
tamarack
tamaracks
tamarao
tamaraos
tamaras
tamarau
tamaraus
tamaraw
tamari
tamaric
tamarillo (current term)
tamarillos
tamarin
tamarind
tamarind tree
tamarindo
tamarinds
tamarins
tamaris
tamarisk
tamarisk family
tamarisk gerbil
tamarisks
tamarugite
tamasha

Literary usage of Tamarillo

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1. Almacenamiento comercial de frutas, legumbres y existencias de Floristerías by Robert E. Hardenburg, Alley E. Watada, Chien Yi Wang (1988)
"The tamarillo: chemical composition during growth ana maturation. New Zeal. Jour. Scl. 25: 239-243. (394) Hicks, JR, and PM Ludford. 1981. ..."

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