Marron



[mar-uh n, muh-rohn; French ma-rawn] /ˈmær ən, məˈroʊn; French maˈrɔ̃/

noun
1.
a large European chestnut, especially as used in cookery: candied or preserved in syrup.
/ˈmærən; French marɔ̃/
noun
1.
a large edible sweet chestnut
/ˈmærən/
noun
1.
a large freshwater crayfish of Western Australia, Cherax tenuimanus

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