tomia

tomium

[toh-mee-uhm]
noun, plural tomia [toh-mee-uh] .
the cutting edge of a bird's bill.

Origin:
1825–35; < Neo-Latin, equivalent to Greek tóm(os) a cutting (see tome) + Neo-Latin -ium -ium

tomial, adjective
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