abo·​ma | \ əˈbōmə \
plural -s

Definition of aboma

: any of several large South American snakes of the genus Constrictor or of related genera

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First Known Use of aboma

1796, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aboma

Portuguese, French, & American Spanish, probably modification of Kongo mboma python

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“Aboma.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aboma. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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