- a combining form meaning “a cut, section,” used in the formation of compound words: tomography.
Origin of tomo-
combining form representing Greek tómos a cut, section; cf. -tome
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Examples from the Web for tomo
They told how Tomo was wrought to a pitch of frenzied interest by this manhunt.Way of the Lawless
Tomo Chici addressed to the king one of his flowery speeches; and the king returned an appropriate reply.
And ther was five piculles Bantam pepper sould to Tomo Dono, to pay as we sell the rest.Diary of Richard Cocks Vol. I
The friendship thus commenced with Tomo Chici was life-long.
Sahibs smoke them, sepoys smoke them, drivers and followers smoke them, and the Tomo coolies smoke nothing else.The Unveiling of Lhasa
- NZ a shaft formed by the action of water on limestone or volcanic rock
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