tomium

[toh-mee-uh m]

noun, plural to·mi·a [toh-mee-uh] /ˈtoʊ mi ə/.

the cutting edge of a bird's bill.

Origin of tomium

1825–35; < New Latin, equivalent to Greek tóm(os) a cutting (see tome) + New Latin -ium -ium
Related formsto·mi·al, adjective
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