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tomalley

Saltos de línea: to¦mal|ley
Pronunciación: /ˈtɒmali
 
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Definición de tomalley en inglés:

sustantivo

North American
The digestive gland of a lobster, which turns green when cooked, and is considered a delicacy.
Example sentences
  • The tomalley is the creamy, pea-colored liver and pancreas of the lobster often used to thicken soups and sauces.
  • Cut the lobster in half and remove the tomalley, or liver (that soft, blackish-green stuff in the stomach).
  • Return the pan to the heat with the cream sauce still in it, and add the soft contents of the lobster head, including the tomalley if available which will turn the sauce pink.

Origen

mid 17th century: from French taumalin, from Carib taumali.

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