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marron

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noun mar·ron \ma-ˈrōⁿ\

Definition of marron

  1. 1 :  spanish chestnut 1

  2. 2 marrons play \-ˈrōⁿ(z)\ plural :  chestnuts and especially Spanish chestnuts preserved in vanilla-flavored syrup



Origin of marron

French


First Known Use: 1594


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