Tomato gall(Zoöl.), a large gall consisting of a mass of irregular swellings on the stems and leaves of grapevines. They are yellowish green, somewhat tinged with red, and produced by the larva of a small two-winged fly (Lasioptera vitis).Tomato sphinx(Zoöl.), the adult or imago of the tomato worm. It closely resembles the tobacco hawk moth. Called also tomato hawk moth. See Illust. of Hawk moth.Tomato worm(Zoöl.), the larva of a large hawk moth (Sphinx, or Macrosila, quinquemaculata) which feeds upon the leaves of the tomato and potato plants, often doing considerable damage. Called also potato worm.

(Tomb) n. [OE. tombe, toumbe, F. tombe, LL. tumba, fr. Gr. a tomb, grave; perhaps akin to L. tumulus a mound. Cf. Tumulus.]

1. A pit in which the dead body of a human being is deposited; a grave; a sepulcher.

As one dead in the bottom of a tomb.

2. A house or vault, formed wholly or partly in the earth, with walls and a roof, for the reception of the dead. "In tomb of marble stones." Chaucer.

3. A monument erected to inclose the body and preserve the name and memory of the dead.

Hang her an epitaph upon her tomb.

Tomb bat(Zoöl.), any one of species of Old World bats of the genus Taphozous which inhabit tombs, especially the Egyptian species

(Tomb),, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tombed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tombing.] To place in a tomb; to bury; to inter; to entomb.

I tombed my brother that I might be blessed.

(Tom"bac) n. [Pg. tambaca,tambaque, fr. Malay tambaga copper; cf. Skr. tamraka; cf. F. tombac.] (Metal.) An alloy of copper and zinc, resembling brass, and containing about 84 per cent of copper; — called also German, or Dutch, brass. It is very malleable and ductile, and when beaten into

(Tol`y*peu"tine) n. (Zoöl.) The apar.

(Tom) n. The knave of trumps at gleek. [Obs.]

(Tom"a*hawk) n. [Of American Indian origin; cf. Algonkin tomehagen, Mohegan tumnahegan, Delaware tamoihecan.] A kind of war hatchet used by the American Indians. It was originally made of stone, but afterwards of iron.

(Tom"a*hawk), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tomahawked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tomahawking.] To cut, strike, or kill, with a tomahawk.

(Tom"a`ley) n. The liver of the lobster, which becomes green when boiled; — called also tomalline.

(||To*man") n. [Per. toman; from a Mongol word signifying, ten thousand.] A money of account in Persia, whose value varies greatly at different times and places. Its average value may be reckoned at about two and a half dollars.

(To*ma"to) n.; pl. Tomatoes [Sp. or Pg. tomate, of American Indian origin; cf. Mexican tomail.] (Bot.) The fruit of a plant of the Nightshade family (Lycopersicum esculentun); also, the plant itself. The fruit, which is called also love apple, is usually of a rounded, flattened form, but often irregular in shape. It is of a bright red or yellow color, and is eaten either cooked or uncooked.

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