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tom in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtomtom /tɒm $ tɑːm/ noun [countable]  informalHBA a tomcat
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tomIt's run by the Oxford Trust to make Science more accessible and attractive tom young people.To be tom apart by wild animals.He felt as if he were being tom in two.Henrietta is in her season, and every tom in London seems to be prowling on our rooftop.She squealed like a tabby cat beneath the lecherous neighbourhood tom.The toms had initially retreated to the lowest eaves of the roof.A young tom turkey is a young male turkey with the same characteristics as a young hen turkey. 4.