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tomtate

[ tom-teyt ]
/ ˈtɒm teɪt /
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noun
a grunt, Haemulon aurolineatum, inhabiting waters off the West Indies and Florida.
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Origin of tomtate

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95; origin uncertain
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