Meaning of tamarillo

ta•ma•ril•lo

Pronunciation: (tam"u-ril'ō, -rē'yō), [key]
— pl. -los.
  1. the edible, plumlike fruit of a tree, Cyphomandra betacea, of the nightshade family, native to the Peruvian Andes.
  2. the tree itself. Also called
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