marron

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mar·ron

 (măr′ən, mă-rôN′)
[French; see maroon2.]

marron

(ˈmærən; French marɔ̃)
n
(Plants) a large edible sweet chestnut
[from French, of obscure origin]

marron

(ˈmærən)
n
(Animals) a large freshwater crayfish of Western Australia, Cherax tenuimanus
[from a native Australian language]

mar•ron

(məˈroʊn, mæˈrɔ̃)

n.
a large European chestnut.
[1970–75; < French; see maroon1]
References in classic literature ?
With care and elaboration they ornamented that tree's lower branches with sugar-topped biscuits, oranges, bits of banana, and marrons glares till it looked very ape's path to Paradise.
Next we'll lure him on--(that's about the reach of his arm)--with the marron glare, and then he'll open out this orange.
The wine tasted good; the marron glace seemed to be just what she wanted.
Dans le chapitre 3, les auteures approfondissent les composantes sociales et historiques de la Guyane francaise et du Suriname, ce qui permet de mieux saisir le parcours de certaines populations, dont les Marrons, qui occupent une place importante de la suite de l'analyse.
Feared for their raids, called 'descentes', (21) down from their mountain fastnesses, some ninety per cent of grands marrons from the fetters of Bourbon slave society were Malagasy.
The firm has announced plans for a tie-up with Leicester-based Marrons, in a deal that is expected to be concluded in September.
The announcement came as Shakespeares formalised its merger with Leicesterbased specialist planning law practice and consultancy Marrons, a deal announced in June.
In the Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung, Marrons Cake Factory has greatly benefited by replacing their traditional T8 tube lights with GlacialLight's 595 x 595mm LED Panel Lights.
Loin des ideaux de resistance et de liberte dont le marronnage serait l'incarnation exemplaire, telle que la promeut une memoire officielle avec la statue du Marron inconnu, nous verrons que d'autres valeurs, moins positives, associees aux marrons emergent des diverses mobilisations populaires du passe haitien et interrogent a nouveau les usages sociaux de la memoire.
Richard Allbeson, a partner with Marrons Solicitors, advises those who were exposed in the past to asbestos at work to seek specialist advice as early as possible.
NIf you think you have been exposed to asbestos, or are concerned about the claims process, contact Marrons Solicitors for free specialist advice on Freephone (0800) 834870.
The announcement came as Shakespeares formalised its merger with Leicester-based specialist planning law practice and consultancy Marrons, a deal announced in June.