- the stalks or stems of cultivated cereal plants, beans, peas, etc., esp. after the crop has been gathered
- straw or hay used for thatching, bedding, etc.
- a stem of grass or grain
Origin of haulmMiddle English halm from Old English healm, halm, straw, akin to German halm from Indo-European an unverified form ?olemos, reed, cane from source Classical Greek kalamos, Classical Latin culmus