Entry from British & World English dictionary
A pale-skinned blind salamander with external gills which lives in limestone caves in SE Europe.
- Proteus anguinus, family Proteidae
- Consider the olm, a colorless, sightless salamander that lives in underground rivers in Slovenia.
Late 19th century: from German.
Words that rhyme with olmcolumn, solemn
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