A spherical miniature tomato. The fruit is glossy red, or occasionally yellow, and typically eaten in salad.
- Many varieties, in particular Lycopersicon lycopersicum cerasiforme
- Spearing a cherry tomato with my fork, I said to the old man, ‘No.’
- Well, Kevin's got something up his sleeve - and I think it's a cherry tomato.
- Loaded with vitamin C, this sugary, grape-size version of the cherry tomato was first cultivated in China.
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Syllabification: cher·ry to·ma·to
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