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to·mal·ley

 (tə-măl′ē, tŏm′ăl′ē)
n. pl. to·mal·leys
The soft, green liver of cooked lobster.

[Galibi tamali.]
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tomalley

(ˈtɒmælɪ)
n
(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]
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tom•al•ley

(ˈtɒmˌæl i)

n., pl. -leys.
the liver of a lobster.
[1660–70; earlier taumali < Carib]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tomalley - edible greenish substance in boiled lobster
liver - liver of an animal used as meat
lobster - flesh of a lobster
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