Definition of malm in English:


Syllabification: malm
Pronunciation: /mä(l)m


  • 1A soft, crumbly, chalky rock, or the fertile loamy soil produced as it weathers.
  • 1.1 (also malm brick) A fine-quality brick made originally from malm, marl, or a similar chalky clay.
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    • I also heard about adding mineral rocks (malm brick) and brownite.
    • I am thinking about bringing up the walls with lime malm brick.


Old English mealm-, of Germanic origin; related to meal2.

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