[mar-oh] /ˈmær oʊ/
Anatomy. a soft, fatty, vascular tissue in the interior cavities of bones that is a major site of blood cell production.
the inmost or essential part:
to pierce to the marrow of a problem.
strength or vitality:
Fear took the marrow out of him.
rich and nutritious food.
Chiefly British. .
the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
the vital part; essence
(Brit) short for vegetable marrow
(Northeast English, dialect, mainly Durham) a companion, esp a workmate
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)
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.
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
[mar-ee] /ˈmær i/ verb (used with object), married, marrying. 1. to take in marriage: After dating for five years, I finally asked her to marry me. 2. to perform the marriage ceremonies for (two people); join in wedlock: The minister married Susan and Ed. 3. to give in marriage; arrange the marriage of (often followed […]
[mahr-rwe-kaws] /mɑrˈrwɛ kɔs/ noun 1. Spanish name of .