tom

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noun \ˈtäm\

Definition of tom

  1. 1 :  the male of various animals: such asa :  tomcatb :  a male turkey

  2. 2 capitalized :  uncle tom 2

Origin and Etymology of tom

Tom, nickname for Thomas


First Known Use: 1762




TOM Defined for English Language Learners

tom

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noun \ˈtäm\

Definition of tom for English Language Learners

  • : a male turkey

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