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ama

[ah-mah] /ˈɑ mɑ/
noun, plural amas, ama.
1.
a Japanese diver, usually a woman, who tends underwater oyster beds used in the cultivation of pearls.
Origin of ama
1945-1950
From Japanese, dating back to 1945-50, of uncertain origin
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AMA

abbreviation
1.
American Medical Association
2.
Australian Medical Association
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