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marram grass

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noun mar·ram grass \ˈma-rəm-\

Definition of marram grass

  1. :  any of several beach grasses (genus Ammophila and especially A. arenaria)



Origin of marram grass

of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse maralmr, a beach grass


First Known Use: 1834


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