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machair

/ˈmæxər/
noun
1.
(Scot) (in the western Highlands of Scotland) a strip of sandy, grassy, often lime-rich land just above the high-water mark at a sandy shore: used as grazing or arable land
Word Origin
C17: from Scottish Gaelic
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