Tomato vs Spinach - What's the difference?

tomato | spinach |


As nouns the difference between tomato and spinach

is that tomato is tomato while spinach is a particular edible plant, spinacia oleracea , or its leaves.

tomato

English

(wikipedia tomato)

Noun

(en-noun)
  • A widely cultivated plant, Solanum lycopersicum , having edible fruit
  • The savory fruit of this plant, red when ripe, treated as a vegetable in horticulture
  • * Note: The US Supreme Court in Nix v. Hedden (1893) ruled that a tomato is a vegetable.
  • A shade of red, the colour of a ripe tomato.
  • (slang) A desirable-looking woman.
  • Lookit the legs on that hot tomato !
  • (slang) A stupid act or person.
  • Synonyms

    * * (obsolete)

    Derived terms

    {{der3, beef tomato , cherry tomato , plum tomato , tomato can , tomato juice , tomato paste , , tomato sauce , tomato soup , }}

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • to pelt with tomatoes
  • to add tomatoes to (a dish)
  • English nouns with irregular plurals ----

    spinach

    Noun

  • A particular edible plant, Spinacia oleracea , or its leaves.
  • Any of numerous plants, or their leaves, which are used for greens in the same way Spinacia oleraceae is.
  • # Chinese spinach, )
  • # Malabar spinach (
  • # New Zealand spinach ()
  • # water spinach ()
  • # (label) (various nightshade, legume, and Cucurbitaceae species)
  • # (Beta vulgaris : chard)
  • # )
  • # Lincolnshire spinach (: Good King Henry)
  • # mountain spinach Atriplex spp.
  • # )
  • # )
  • See also

    * Popeye