malm

[ mahm ]

noun
  1. an artificial mixture of chalk and clay for making into bricks.

Origin of malm

1
before 900; Middle English malme sand, malm, Old English mealm- (in mealmiht sandy, mealmstān sandstone); cognate with Old Norse mālmr metal (in granular form), Gothic malma sand; akin to Old Saxon, Old High German melm dust. See meal2

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British Dictionary definitions for malm

malm

/ (mɑːm) /


noun
  1. a soft greyish limestone that crumbles easily

  2. a chalky soil formed from this limestone

  1. an artificial mixture of clay and chalk used to make bricks

Origin of malm

1
Old English mealm- (in compound words); related to Old Norse malmr ore, Gothic malma sand

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