Greek: occupational name for a tanner, from medieval Greek tomaras, agent noun derived from tomari ‘hide’, ‘skin’ (originally a diminutive of classical Greek tomos ‘membrane’). The word tomari is also found in Greek as a nickname meaning ‘rascal’ or ‘blackguard’.
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