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. 1.1The 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/