machair

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

machair (plural machairs)

  1. (geology) A type of calcerous sandy terrain formed mostly from seashells, found by the coast in areas of Scotland and Ireland.

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

machair m, f (genitive macharach or machrach, plural machraichean)

  1. (geography) extensive low-lying fertile plain, level country
  2. (geography) the southern or low-lying parts of Scotland
  3. (geography) extensive beach
  4. (geography) low and level part of a farm
  5. (geography, in the plural) long ranges of sandy plains fringing the Atlantic side of the Outer Hebrides

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