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olm

(əʊlm; ɒlm)
n
(Animals) a pale blind eel-like salamander, Proteus anguinus, of underground streams in SE Europe, that retains its larval form throughout its life: family Proteidae. See also mudpuppy
[C20: from German]
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Noun1.olm - European aquatic salamander with permanent external gills that lives in cavesolm - European aquatic salamander with permanent external gills that lives in caves
salamander - any of various typically terrestrial amphibians that resemble lizards and that return to water only to breed
genus Proteus, Proteus - type genus of the Proteidae