Meaning of ama
Pronunciation: (ä'mä), [key]
— pl. a•mas, a•ma.
- a Japanese diver, usually a woman, who tends underwater oyster beds used in the cultivation of pearls.
- var. ofoccurring as the final element in compounds when the first element is a disyllable ending in -r, used so that the entire word maintains the same number of syllables as: rollerama; Futurama.
- American Management Association.
- American Medical Association.
- American Motorcycle Association.