- any marine bivalve mollusk of the genus Macoma, having a glossy, thin, usually white shell.
Origin of macoma
From New Latin
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Examples from the Web for macoma
But Macoma, the chief of the priests, was in no humour just then to help his illustrious master out of a difficulty.In Search of El Dorado
Under the resemblance of the Koran, behold, the genius Macoma instructs thine heart.
But the arts of the magicians were vain, and Macoma remained deaf to the entreaties of the Sultan and his sages.