- 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
The stems of peas, beans, potatoes, or grasses.
Origin of haulmMiddle English halm, straw, from Old English healm.
(countable and uncountable, plural haulms)