Definitions for TOMEtoʊm
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a book, esp. a very heavy, large, or learned book.
a volume forming a part of a larger work.
Origin of tome:
1510–20; < F < L tomus < Gk tómos slice, piece, papyrus roll, der. of témnein to cut
a combining form with the meanings “cutting instrument” (microtome), “segment, somite” (dermatome).
Origin of -tome:
< Gk -tomos -cutting
a (usually) large and scholarly book
One in a series of volumes.
A large or scholarly book.
The professor pulled a dusty old tome from the bookshelf.
Origin: From French, from tomus, from τόμος, from τέμνω.
as many writings as are bound in a volume, forming part of a larger work; a book; -- usually applied to a ponderous volume
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