heam

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Dialectal form of hame ‎(membrane). Compare Old English cildhamma ‎(womb), Low German hamen ‎(afterbirth), Old Dutch hamme ‎(afterbirth). More at hame.

Noun[edit]

heam ‎(plural heams)

  1. The afterbirth or secundus of an animal.