As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n., botan. elymus arenarius, a kind of oats, Hjalt.; whence the local name Melgras-eyri in western Icel.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᛁᛚ-ᚴᚱᛅᛋ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Iceland, Icelander, Icelanders, Icelandic.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Hjaltalín, Icelandic Botany.