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malm

noun \ ˈmä|m , ˈmȧ| also |lm \

Definition of malm

plural -s
1 dialectal, chiefly England
a :a soft friable chalky limestone
b :a light clayey soil containing chalk :marl
2 a :an artificial mixture of clay and chalk used in the manufacture of bricks

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Origin and Etymology of malm

Middle English malme, from Old English mealm-; akin to Old Norse malmr metal, ore, Gothic malma sand, Old English melu meal


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malm

transitive verb \ " \

Definition of malm

-ed/-ing/-s
1 :to convert (clay and chalk) into artificial malm
2 :to cover or treat (brick earth) with artificial malm

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Malm

adjective \ ˈmä|m , ˈmȧ| also |lm \

Definition of Malm

:of, relating to, or constituting a subdivision of the European Jurassic

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