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n. pl. to·mal·leys
The soft, green liver of cooked lobster.
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(Cookery) fat from a lobster, called "liver", and eaten as a delicacy
[C17: of Caribbean origin; compare Galibi tumali sauce of crab or lobster liver]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
n., pl. -leys.
the liver of a lobster.
[1660–70; earlier taumali < Carib]
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