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marrowbone

noun mar·row·bone \ˈmer-ə-ˌbōn, -ō-ˌbōn\

Definition of MARROWBONE

1
:  a bone (as a shinbone) rich in marrow
2
plural :  knees

First Known Use of MARROWBONE

14th century

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