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Language: Old English
Origin: mearg

marrow

noun
     
Related topics: Food, Human, Plants
mar‧row
1 [uncountable]HBAHBH the soft fatty substance in the hollow centre of bones [= bone marrow]:
a bone marrow transplant
2 [uncountable and countable] British EnglishDF a large long dark green vegetable that grows on the ground
3

chilled/frozen/shocked etc to the marrow

British English literary very cold, shocked etc

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