tomato means: Lycopersicon Esculentum is a fleshy vine from South America. It’s a nightshade-related plant. Tomatoes can be used as a vegetable and come in many sizes: small spheres of currant tomatoes, large beefsteak tomatoes, and in various colors such as green, yellow, and ruby red. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does tomato mean?

  • An extensively cultivated plant (Solanum Lycopersicum syn. Lycopersicon esculentum) A nightshade is a family that includes edible fleshy and usually red fruits. The first tomato domestication was in north-central South America. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • This is the fruit. (in Merlin Dictionary)