noun \ˈriˈs|wərm, |wu̇(ə)rm, |vi(ə)rm, G |vuerm\

Definition of Riss–Würm



  1. :  the third interglacial interval during the Pleistocene glaciation of Europe

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Origin and Etymology of riss–würm

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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to cast off or become cast off

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