Marram
Marram Mar"ram, n. (Bot.) A coarse grass found on sandy beaches ({Ammophila arundinacea}). See {Beach grass}, under {Beach}. [1913 Webster]

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  • marram — mar·ram (mărʹəm) n. See beach grass.   [Of Scandinavian origin. See mori . * * * …   Universalium

  • marram — n. type of coarse grass that grows on sandy beaches …   English contemporary dictionary

  • marram — mar·ram …   English syllables

  • marram — n. a shore grass, Ammophila arenaria, that binds sand with its tough rhizomes. Etymology: ON maraacutelmr f. marr sea + haacutelmr HAULM …   Useful english dictionary

  • marram grass — /mar euhm/ a grass, Ammophila arenaria, having matted, creeping rhizomes, grown on sandy shores of Europe, North America, and Australia to bind the sand. Also called marram. [1630 40; orig. East Anglian dial.; < ON marálmr, equiv. to marr sea… …   Universalium

  • marram-grass — smiltlendrė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Šeima. Migliniai – Poaceae (R. Br.) Barnhart atitikmenys: lot. Ammophila angl. beach grass; marram grass; seasand reed vok. Helm; Sandhalm; Sandrohr; Strandhafer rus. аммофила; песколюбка lenk.… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • marram grass — ˈmarəm noun also marram ( s) Etymology: of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse maralmr, a beach grass, from marr sea + halmr straw more at marine, haulm : a beach grass (Ammophila arenaria) …   Useful english dictionary

  • marram grass — noun Etymology: of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse maralmr, a beach grass Date: 1834 any of several beach grasses (genus Ammophila and especially A. arenaria) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • marram grass —   a species of grass that is tolerant of dry, sand dune environments. Important as a stabilizing factor in the development of a psammosere …   Geography glossary

  • marram grass — type of coarse grass that grows on sandy beaches …   English contemporary dictionary

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