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Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The tomato.

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  • Theophrastus, a native of Asia Minor, gives the first description of a citron, and this proves that he probably saw the so-called paradise-apple, but not our citron, which I am therefore not permitted to mention among the plants cultivated in ancient Lydia.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Georg Ebers Works

  • Theophrastus, a native of Asia Minor, gives the first description of a citron, and this proves that he probably saw the so - called paradise-apple, but not our citron, which I am therefore not permitted to mention among the plants cultivated in ancient Lydia.

    An Egyptian Princess — Volume 01

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