Tamarillo

Ripe Tamarillo fruit with slices. toning. selective focus

Solanum betaceum, Cyphomandra betacea

Synonyms:
Tree Tomato
Tamarillo (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

Coined in New Zealand as an invented name, but possibly influenced by Spanish tomatillo.

Noun

tamarillo (plural tamarillos)

  1. A small tree or shrub (Solanum betaceum syn. Cyphomandra betacea) which bears edible fruits.
  2. A fruit of that tree.

Synonyms

  • tree tomato

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