lum

noun
\ ˈləm How to pronounce lum (audio) \

Definition of lum

chiefly Scotland

First Known Use of lum

circa 1628, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lum

origin unknown

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“Lum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lum. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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