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mar·row

 (măr′ō)
n.
1. Bone marrow.
2. The spinal cord.
3. The marrow squash.
4.
a. The inmost, choicest, or essential part; the pith.
b. Strength or vigor; vitality.

[Middle English marow, from Old English mearg.]

mar′row·y adj.

marrow

(ˈmærəʊ)
n
1. (Anatomy) the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
2. the vital part; essence
3. vitality
4. (Cookery) rich food
5. (Plants) Brit short for vegetable marrow
[Old English mærg; related to Old Frisian merg, Old Norse mergr]
ˈmarrowy adj

marrow

(ˈmærəʊ; -rə)
n
dialect chiefly Northeast English and Durham a companion, esp a workmate
[C15 marwe fellow worker, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; compare Icelandic margr friendly]

mar•row

(ˈmær oʊ)

n.
1. the soft fatty vascular tissue in the cavities of bones: a major site of blood cell production.
2. the inmost or essential part.
3. strength; vitality.
4. Chiefly Brit. vegetable marrow.
[before 900; Old English mearg, c.Old High German marg, Old Norse mergr]
mar′row•y, adj.

mar·row

(măr′ō)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.marrow - the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bonesmarrow - the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
red bone marrow, red marrow - bone marrow of children and some adult bones that is required for the formation of red blood cells
yellow bone marrow, yellow marrow - bone marrow that is yellow with fat; found at the ends of long bones in adults
connective tissue - tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments
immune system - a system (including the thymus and bone marrow and lymphoid tissues) that protects the body from foreign substances and pathogenic organisms by producing the immune response
2.marrow - any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish fleshmarrow - any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh
vegetable marrow, marrow - large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins
Cucurbita pepo melopepo, summer squash, summer squash vine - any of various usually bushy plants producing fruit that is eaten while immature and before the rind or seeds harden
courgette, zucchini - marrow squash plant whose fruit are eaten when small
cocozelle, Italian vegetable marrow - squash plant having dark green fruit with skin mottled with light green or yellow
3.marrow - very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones
dainty, goody, kickshaw, treat, delicacy - something considered choice to eat
marrowbone - a bone containing edible marrow; used especially in flavoring soup
4.marrow - large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skinsmarrow - large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins
summer squash - any of various fruits of the gourd family that mature during the summer; eaten while immature and before seeds and rind harden
marrow squash, vegetable marrow, marrow - any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh
5.marrow - the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"
cognitive content, mental object, content - the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
bare bones - (plural) the most basic facts or elements; "he told us only the bare bones of the story"
hypostasis - (metaphysics) essential nature or underlying reality
haecceity, quiddity - the essence that makes something the kind of thing it is and makes it different from any other
quintessence - the purest and most concentrated essence of something
stuff - a critically important or characteristic component; "suspense is the very stuff of narrative"

marrow

noun core, heart, spirit, quick, soul, cream, substance, essence, kernel, gist, pith, quintessence the very marrow of his being

marrow

noun
The most central and material part:
Law: gravamen.
Translations
كوسىكُوسَىنُخاع العِظام، مُخ العَظْم
dýněmorek
græskarmarv
luuydinkesäkurpitsa
tikvica
velõ
medulla
Sum sum tulang
beinmergurkúrbítur
骨髄
골수
agurotiskaulų smegenys
kabaciskaulu smadzenes
špik
buča
märg
บวบฝรั่งขนาดใหญ่
iliksakız kabağı
quả bầu/bí

marrow

[ˈmærəʊ] N
1. (Anat) → médula f, tuétano m; (as food) → tuétano m de hueso
a Spaniard to the marrowun español de pura cepa, un español hasta la médula
to be frozen to the marrowestar helado hasta los huesos
2. (Brit) (Bot) (also vegetable marrow) → calabacín m
baby marrowcalabacín m, calabacita f

marrow

[ˈmærəʊ] n
(in bone)moelle f
to be chilled to the marrow → être gelé(e) jusqu'aux os
(= vegetable) → courge fmarrow bone marrowbone [ˈmærəʊbəʊn]
nos m à moelle

marrow

n
(Anat) → (Knochen)mark nt; he’s a Scot to the marrower ist durch und durch Schotte; to be frozen to the marrowvöllig durchgefroren sein
(fig: of statement etc) → Kern m, → Wesentliche(s) nt
(Brit Bot: also vegetable marrow) → Gartenkürbis m

marrow

[ˈmærəʊ] n
a. (Anat) → midollo
to be frozen to the marrow → sentirsi il gelo or il freddo nelle ossa
b. (vegetable) → zucca
baby marrow → zucchino

marrow

noun
1. the soft substance in the hollow parts of bones. Beef marrow is needed for this dish.
2. (American squash) a large, green, thick-skinned vegetable, or its flesh as food.

marrow

كُوسَى dýně græskar Knochenmark κολοκύθι calabaza alargada de cáscara verde, tuétano luuydin moelle tikvica midollo 骨髄 골수 pompoen marg szpik kostny tutano кабачок märg บวบฝรั่งขนาดใหญ่ ilik quả bầu/bí 西葫芦

mar·row

n. médula, tejido esponjoso que ocupa las cavidades medulares de los huesos;
pop. tuétano;
___ aspirationaspiración de la ___;
___ cellularitycelularidad medular;
___ failureinsuficiencia medular;
___ infiltrationinfiltración medular;
___ injurylesión medular;
___ puncturepunción de la ___ ósea;
___ transplanttransplante de la ___.

marrow

n médula; bone — médula ósea
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