Pronunciation: (tam"u-ril'ō, -rē'yō), [key]
1. the edible, plumlike fruit of a tree, Cyphomandra betacea, of the nightshade family, native to the Peruvian Andes.
2. the tree itself. Also called tree tomato.
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