Definition of Würm in English:

Würm

noun

Geology
  • 1[usually as modifier] The final Pleistocene glaciation in the Alps, possibly corresponding to the Weichsel of northern Europe.

    1. 1.1 The system of deposits laid down during the Würm glaciation.

Origin

Early 20th century: the former name of the Starnberger See, a lake in Bavaria.

Pronunciation:

Würm

/vʊəm/