olm

/ (əʊlm, ɒlm) /

noun

a pale blind eel-like salamander, Proteus anguinus, of underground streams in SE Europe, that retains its larval form throughout its life: family ProteidaeSee also mud puppy

Nearby words

  1. olla podrida,
  2. oller,
  3. ollie,
  4. ollier's disease,
  5. ollier-thiersch graft,
  6. olmec,
  7. olmert,
  8. olmert, ehud,
  9. olmsted,
  10. olmsted, frederick law

Word Origin for olm

C20: from German

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