[mar-uh m] /ˈmær əm/
a grass, Ammophila arenaria, having matted, creeping rhizomes, grown on sandy shores of Europe, North America, and Australia to bind the sand.
any of several grasses of the genus Ammophila, esp A. arenaria, that grow on sandy shores and can withstand drying: often planted to stabilize sand dunes
[muh-rah-niz-uh m] /məˈrɑ nɪz əm/ noun 1. the practices, principles, or condition characteristic of the .
[muh-rah-noh] /məˈrɑ noʊ/ noun, plural Marranos. 1. a Spanish or Portuguese Jew who was converted to Christianity during the late Middle Ages, usually under threat of death or persecution, especially one who continued to adhere to Judaism in secret. /məˈrɑːnəʊ/ noun (pl) -nos 1. a Spanish or Portuguese Jew of the late Middle Ages who […]
[mahr] /mɑr/ verb (used with object), marred, marring. 1. to damage or spoil to a certain extent; render less perfect, attractive, useful, etc.; impair or spoil: That billboard mars the view. The holiday was marred by bad weather. 2. to disfigure, deface, or scar: The scratch marred the table. /mɑː/ verb mars, marring, marred 1. […]
/ˈmærɪ/ noun (pl) -ris 1. a species of eucalyptus, Eucalyptus calophylla, of Western Australia, widely cultivated for its coloured flowers