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Ladislas Starevich is one of the first stop-motion animators, who made his name with a series of darkly comedic fairy tales about the lives of infidelitious beetles and peeping-tom grasshoppers.
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Origin and Etymology of tom
Tom, nickname for Thomas
First Known Use: 1762
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: a male turkey
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