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marrow

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noun mar·row \ ˈmer-(ˌ)ō , ˈma-(ˌ)rō \

Definition of marrow

b :the substance of the spinal cord
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 chiefly British :vegetable marrow

marrowy

play \ˈmar-ə-wē\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of marrow

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


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marrow

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Definition of marrow

chiefly Scotland
:one of a pair

Origin and Etymology of marrow

Middle English marwe, 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

2 :the substance of the spinal cord


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