Würm [voo rm, woo rm, wurm; German vyrm] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- the fourth stage of the glaciation of Eurasia during the Pleistocene.Compare .
Origin of Würm German (1909), after a river in Bavaria, joining the Starnberger See and the river Amper Examples from the Web for wurm Historical Examples of wurm
The Germans apply the word Wurm to express pity or contempt.
Wurm, without any prefix, had the sense of serpent in German.
The eminent conductor will Wurm himself into favour with everyone.
Probably they were the tail-end of the great migration of the Wurm ice age.
The musical pabulum here provided will be known as “the Diet of Wurm’s.”
British Dictionary definitions for wurm Würm noun
- the fourth and final Pleistocene glaciation in Alpine EuropeSee also , ,
Word Origin for Würm C20: named after the river Würm in Bavaria, Germany