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tomalley

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noun, to·mal·ley \tə-ˈma-lē, -ˈmä-; ˈtä-ˌma-lē, -mə-lē\

Definition of tomalley

plural tomalleys

  1. :  the liver of the lobster



Origin of tomalley

Carib tumali sauce of lobster livers


First Known Use: circa 1666


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