G |vᵫrm
plural -s
: the third interglacial interval during the Pleistocene glaciation of Europe

Word History


from the Riss river, a tributary of the Danube in southwestern Germany, and the Würm, a small stream of southern Bavaria, Germany

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“Riss-Würm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Riss-W%C3%BCrm. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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