Tomato, (Solanum lycopersicum), flowering plant of the nightshade family (Solanaceae). Tomatoes are fruits that are considered as vegetables by nutritionists.
Tomatoes are the major dietary source of the antioxidant lycopene. They are also a great source of vitamin C, potassium, folate, and vitamin K.
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