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See sweet chestnut.
[French; see maroon2.]
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marron(ˈmærən; French marɔ̃)
(Plants) a large edible sweet chestnut
[from French, of obscure origin]
(Animals) a large freshwater crayfish of Western Australia, Cherax tenuimanus
[from a native Australian language]
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a large European chestnut.
[1970–75; < French; see maroon1]
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