Meaning of Tom Fuller in English:

Tom Fuller

Pronunciation /ˌtɒm ˈfʊlə/


dialect, historical US
  • Maize prepared by pounding and boiling, for use in food or drink; hominy.

    Tom Fuller is particularly associated with the Choctaw people.


Early 19th century; earliest use found in Missionary Herald (Boston). From Choctaw ta̱fula (pronounced/tãfola/, i.e. with a nasal vowel in the first syllable) hominy, (now also sometimes) hominy cooked with meat.