cwm

[koom]

Origin of cwm

1850–55; < Welsh: valley. See combe
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British Dictionary definitions for cwm

cwm

noun
  1. (in Wales) a valley
  2. geology another name for cirque (def. 1)
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Word Origin and History for cwm
n.

1853, from Welsh cwm "coomb" (see coomb).

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cwm in Science

cwm

[kōōm]
  1. See cirque.
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