Marrow



[mar-oh] /ˈmær oʊ/

noun
1.
Anatomy. a soft, fatty, vascular tissue in the interior cavities of bones that is a major site of blood cell production.
2.
the inmost or essential part:
to pierce to the marrow of a problem.
3.
strength or vitality:
Fear took the marrow out of him.
4.
rich and nutritious food.
5.
Chiefly British. .
[mar-oh; Scot. mar-uh] /ˈmær oʊ; Scot. ˈmær ə/
noun, Scot. and North England.
1.
a partner; fellow worker.
2.
a spouse; helpmate.
3.
a companion; close friend.
/ˈmærəʊ/
noun
1.
the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
2.
the vital part; essence
3.
vitality
4.
rich food
5.
(Brit) short for vegetable marrow
/ˈmærəʊ; -rə/
noun
1.
(Northeast English, dialect, mainly Durham) a companion, esp a workmate
n.

late 14c., from Old English mearg “marrow,” earlier mærh, from Proto-Germanic *mazga- (cf. Old Norse mergr, Old Saxon marg, Old Frisian merg, Middle Dutch march, Dutch merg, Old High German marg, German Mark “marrow”), from PIE *mozgo- “marrow” (cf. Sanskrit majjan-, Avestan mazga- “marrow,” Old Church Slavonic mozgu, Lithuanian smagenes “brain”). Figurative sense of “inmost or central part” is attested from c.1400.

marrow mar·row (mār’ō)
n.

marrow
(mār’ō)
See bone marrow.

The soft, specialized connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones. One kind of bone marrow is responsible for manufacturing red blood cells in the body.

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