[mar-oh-bohn] /ˈmær oʊˌboʊn/
a bone containing edible marrow.
marrowbones, Facetious. the knees.
(facetious) the knees
a rare word for crossbones See skull and crossbones
late 14c., from marrow + bone (n.). A poetic Old English word for “bone” was mearhcofa “marrow-chamber.”
[mar-oh-fat] /ˈmær oʊˌfæt/ noun 1. a large-seeded variety of pea. 2. the seed itself.
[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 […]
n. 1863, said to derive from the proper name of a Polish count. “A deformed language in which the initial consonants of contiguous words are transposed” [OED]. Cf. spoonerism.
noun 1. any of several squashes having a smooth surface, an oblong shape, and a hard rind. noun 1. (US & Canadian) any of several oblong squashes that have a hard smooth rind, esp the vegetable marrow