Definition of love apple in English:

love apple

Syllabification: love ap·ple


  • An old-fashioned term for a tomato.
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    • The tomato used to be called the love apple and this is nothing to do with its passionate colour or suggestive shape.
    • A member of the Nightshade family, the tomato originated in Central America and was brought to Europe by the Spanish conquistadors, who nicknamed it the love apple.
    • Sun-warmed and soft, that juicy vine-ripened love apple is one of the true garden treats.

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