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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English halm, from Old English healm, from Proto-Germanic *halmaz, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱolh₂mos. Cognate with Ancient Greek κάλαμος (kálamos) and Latin culmus. Doublet of calame and culm.

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haulm (countable and uncountable, plural haulms)

  1. (uncountable) The stems of various cultivated plants, left after harvesting the crop to be used as animal litter or for thatching.
  2. (countable) An individual plant stem.
  3. (countable) Part of a harness; a hame.

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  • (stems of plants, used as animal litter or for thatching): straw, thatch

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