tome: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (tōm), [key]
- a book, esp. a very heavy, large, or learned book.
- a volume forming a part of a larger work.
- a combining form with the meanings “cutting instrument” (microtome; osteotome), “segment, somite” (sclerotome), used in the formation of compound words. Cf. tomo-, -tomous, -tomy.
- tome (Thesaurus)