tome n : a (usually) large and scholarly book
EtymologyLatin tomus ← Greek τόμος (section of a book, volume), from τέμνειν (to cut, to incise, to separate).
- tōm, /təʊm/, /t@Um/
one in a series of volumes
a large or scholarly book
- Icelandic: doðrantur
- second-, third-person singular subjunctive present of tomar
- first-person singular subjunctive past of tomar
A tome is a large book, often one volume of a multi-volume scholarly work.
It may also refer to:
- Tome, Miyagi, a city in Japan (formerly Tome District)
- Tome-Adelino, a city in New Mexico
- TV Tome, was a United States website for television information, successor: TV.com
- ToME, a roguelike computer game
- "Philippe Tome", a pseudonym used by writer Philippe Vandevelde
- Tome School, a prep school located in North East, Maryland.
tome in German: Tome
tome in Dutch: Tome
best seller, book, bound book, classic, coloring book, definitive work, folio, great work, hardback, juvenile, juvenile book, limp-cover book, magnum opus, nonbook, notebook, novel, opus, opuscule, opusculum, paperback, picture book, playbook, pocket book, prayer book, production, psalmbook, psalter, publication, serial, sketchbook, soft-cover, songbook, standard work, storybook, title, trade book, volume, work, writing