marrow Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"marrow" in British English

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marrownoun

uk   /ˈmær.əʊ/  us   /-oʊ/

marrow noun (TISSUE)

[U] (also bone marrow) softtissuecontaining a lot of ​fat in the ​centre of a ​bone

marrow noun (VEGETABLE)

[C or U] UK a ​long round ​vegetable with a ​thickgreen or ​yellowskin, ​whiteflesh, and a lot of ​seeds at ​itscentre. Marrows are a ​type of squash.
(Definition of marrow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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marrownoun [U]

 us   /ˈmær·oʊ/ (also bone marrow)
the ​soft, ​fattytissue in the ​center of ​bones
(Definition of marrow from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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