tomatillo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish tomatillo from Classical Nahuatl tomatl.

Noun[edit]

tomatillo (plural tomatillos or tomatilloes)

  1. A fruit of the genus Physalis, resembling the tomato but surrounded by a thin papery skin.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tomate +‎ -illo, from Classical Nahuatl tomatl.

Noun[edit]

tomatillo m (plural tomatillos)

  1. tomatillo (fruit vegetable)
  2. diminutive of tomate