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[toh-muh-tee-oh, -teel-yoh] /ˌtoʊ məˈti oʊ, -ˈtil yoʊ/
noun, plural tomatilloes, tomatillos.
a plant, Physalis ixocarpa, of the nightshade family, native to Mexico, having yellow flowers with five blackish spots in the throat and bluish, sticky berries in a purple-veined calyx.
/tɒməˈtɪləʊ; -ˈtiːjəʊ/
a solanaceous plant, Physalis ixocarpa, of South America
the greenish-purple fruit of this plant that is a staple in Mexican cuisine Also called green tomato


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