Why is a tomato called tomato?

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The Aztecs called the fruit xitomatl, meaning plump thing with a navel. Other Mesoamerican people, including the Nahuas, took the name as tomatl, from which Europeans derived the name tomato.
In Mexico the Aztecs cultivated the tomato for food. During the early 16th century, returning Spanish conquistadores took it to Spain and, borrowing the Nahuatl word tomatl, called it a tomate. Soon Spanish enclaves in Italy, North Africa, and the Middle East were enjoying the new delicacy.
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What is a tomato?

A tomato is botanically a fruit but was defined by the US Congressin the 1800's as a vegetable so that it could be taxed. Theirreasoning was that they are used as vegetables f

How do you can tomatoes?

Wash your tomatoes. Dip them in boiling water for 30 to 60 seconds or until the skins split. Remove them from the boiling water and immediately put them into cold water. Slip

Where are tomato from?

Well, Tomatoes were originallly thought 2 have been produced in Peru.. Guess What?. 125 million tons of tomatoes were produced in the world in 2005.. that is like HEAVY

What does a tomato do?

It grows, gets picked, packaged, distributed, and eaten.

What you can get from tomato?

i woundent thaught that some body would ask that question. cause the awnser is easy. the awnser is kechup

If a recipe calls for 1 lb of tomatoes how many tomatoes is that?

well theres alot of diffrent kind of tomatoes so that's hard to answer but I'd say around...4or5 (rough estimate) When a recipe calls for 1 lb. You use 4 medium size tomatoe

Am i a tomato?

Well ask yourself- are you round, red, squishy, and have a green step out the top of you?