See more synonyms on Thesaurus.comnoun, plural to·mi·a [toh-mee-uh] /ˈtoʊ mi ə/.
- the cutting edge of a bird's bill.
Origin of tomium
1825–35;Related formsto·mi·al, adjective
< New Latin,
equivalent to Greek tóm(os
) a cutting (see tome
) + New Latin -ium -ium
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