Definition of olm in English:

olm

Pronunciation /ɒlm//əʊlm/

noun

  • A pale-skinned blind salamander with external gills which lives in limestone caves in south-eastern Europe.

    Proteus anguinus, family Proteidae

    • ‘Consider the olm, a colorless, sightless salamander that lives in underground rivers in Slovenia.’

Origin

Late 19th century: from German.

Pronunciation

olm

/ɒlm//əʊlm/