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Is culm a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word culm is a Scrabble US word. The word culm is worth 8 points in Scrabble:


Is culm a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word culm is a Scrabble UK word and has 8 points:


Is culm a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word culm is a Words With Friends word. The word culm is worth 12 points in Words With Friends (WWF):


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4 letters words from 'culm'


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2 letters words from 'culm'

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All 4 letters words made out of culm

culm uclm clum lcum ulcm lucm cuml ucml cmul mcul umcl mucl clmu lcmu cmlu mclu lmcu mlcu ulmc lumc umlc mulc lmuc mluc

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Definitions and meaning of culm



  • IPA(key): /kʌlm/

Etymology 1

Perhaps related to coal. Perhaps from Welsh cwlm (knot or tie), applied to this species of coal, which is much found in balls or knots in some parts of Wales: compare Old English culme.


culm (countable and uncountable, plural culms)

  1. waste coal, used as a poor quality fuel; slack.
  2. anthracite, especially when found in small masses

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Latin culmus. Doublet of haulm.


culm (plural culms)

  1. (botany) the stem of a plant, especially of grass or sedge



  • Clum, MCLU, clum

  • the stem of grass or sedge.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)