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to·he·ro·a

 (tō′ə-rō′ə)
n. pl. toheroa or to·he·ro·as
A large edible marine clam (Paphies ventricosa) native to New Zealand.

[Maori.]
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toheroa

(ˌtəʊəˈrəʊə)
n
1. (Animals) a bivalve mollusc, Amphidesma (or Semele) ventricosum, of New Zealand
2. (Cookery) a greenish soup made of this
[from Māori]
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