Definitions

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  • n. A dish made in the West Indies by beating boiled plantain in a wooden mortar until it is soft.
  • n. stomach
  • n. abdomen

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A dish made in the West Indies by beating boiled plantain quite soft in a wooden mortar.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The heart.
  • n. A favorite dish in the West Indies, made by beating boiled plantains quite soft in a wooden mortar. It is eaten like a potato-pudding, or made into round cakes and fried.
  • n. Same as tom-tom.

Etymologies

Reduplication of tum, a shortened form of tummy. (Wiktionary)

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  • I used this word in a comment and intended it to be amusing, but decided it's really more of a stupidism.

    November 18, 2007