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marrow

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noun mar·row \ˈmer-(ˌ)ō, ˈma-(ˌ)rō\

Definition of marrow

  1. 1 a :  bone marrow b :  the substance of the spinal cord

  2. 2 a :  the choicest of food b :  the seat of animal vigor c :  the inmost, best, or essential part :  core <personal liberty is the marrow of the American tradition — Clinton Rossiter>

  3. 3 chiefly British :  vegetable marrow

marrowy play \ˈmar-ə-wē\ adjective


Origin of marrow

Middle English marowe, from Old English mearg; akin to Old High German marag marrow, Sanskrit majjan


First Known Use: before 12th century


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marrow

noun mar·row

Definition of marrow

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  one of a pair



Origin of marrow

Middle English marwe, marrow


First Known Use: 1516

Rhymes with marrow



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marrow

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noun mar·row \ˈmer-ō\

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marrow

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noun mar·row \ˈmar-(ˌ)ō, -ə(-w)\

Medical Definition of marrow

  1. 1:  bone marrow

  2. 2:  the substance of the spinal cord




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