tomato

USAGE NOTE
The plural of "tomato" is "tomatoes."
tomato(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (fruit)
a. el tomate
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
These tomatoes look delicious.Estos tomates se ven deliciosos.
b. el jitomate
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I'll put some tomato in the salad.Le pondré jitomate a la ensalada.
2. (botany)
a. la tomatera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We're trying to grow tomatoes on our porch.Estamos intentando cultivar tomateras en nuestro porche.
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tomato
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (fruit)
a. el tomate
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
b. el jitomate
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
tomato ketchup(tomate) ketchup m, catchup m
tomato sauce(salsa f de) tomate or
tomato soupcrema de tomate or
2. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. (beautiful woman)
she's a real tomatoestá buenísima
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tomato [təˈmɑːtəʊ] [təˈmeɪtəʊ] (US)
noun
tomatoes (plural) (fruit) tomate (m); jitomate (m); (Méx) (plant) tomatera (f);
modifier
tomato juice (n) jugo (m) de tomate
tomato ketchup (n) salsa (f) de tomate; ketchup (m)
tomato paste (n)
tomato purée See culture box in entry tomato.
tomato plant (n) tomatera (f)
tomato purée (n) puré (m) de tomate; concentrado (m) de tomate
tomato sauce (n) salsa (f) de tomate
...spaghetti with tomato sauce
(Britain) (in bottle, sachet)
tomato ketchup See culture box in entry tomato.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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