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  Definition of marrow
  1. the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
  2. 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"
  3. large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins
  4. very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones
  5. any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh
Similar Words: bone marrow, kernel, substance, core, center, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty, vegetable marrow, marrow squash

 

Hyponyms: red marrow, red bone marrow, yellow marrow, yellow bone marrow, bare bones, hypostasis, quiddity, haecceity, quintessence, stuff, zucchini, courgette, cocozelle, Italian vegetable marrow

 

Part Meronyms: bone, os, immune system, marrow squash, vegetable marrow, marrowbone

 

Derivational Morphology: summate

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: cmn   Dutch: merg  
Finnish: luuydin   French: moelle  
German: Mark   Greek: μεδούλι  
Indonesian: Sum sum tulang   Interlingua: medulla  
Italian: midollo   Maltese: mudullun  
Norwegian: marg   Polish: szpik  
Portuguese: medula   Russian: sc=Cyrl  
Slovak: špik   Spanish: médula  
Swedish: märg  
 
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