maru

noun (1)
ma·​ru | \ ˈmä(ˌ)rü \
plural -s

Definition of maru

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a Japanese ship especially : a Japanese merchant ship

Maru

noun (2)
Ma·​ru | \ " \
plural Maru or Marus

Definition of Maru (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a Tibeto-Burman people of the Nmai river region in northeastern Burma
2 : a member of the Maru people

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Noun (1)

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“Maru.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maru. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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