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  1. a combining form meaning “a cut, section,” used in the formation of compound words: tomography.
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Origin of tomo-

combining form representing Greek tómos a cut, section; cf. -tome
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Historical Examples of tomo

  • They told how Tomo was wrought to a pitch of frenzied interest by this manhunt.

    Way of the Lawless

    Max Brand

  • 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.

  • 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.

British Dictionary definitions for tomo


  1. NZ a shaft formed by the action of water on limestone or volcanic rock
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Word Origin for tomo

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