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  1. any marine bivalve mollusk of the genus Macoma, having a glossy, thin, usually white shell.
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Origin of macoma

From New Latin
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Examples from the Web for macoma

Historical Examples

  • 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

    Harry Collingwood

  • 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.