Associations to the word «Marrow»


MARROW, noun. (uncountable) The substance inside bones which produces blood cells.
MARROW, noun. (countable) A kind of vegetable like a large courgette/zucchini or squash.
MARROW, noun. The essence; the best part.
MARROW, noun. (Geordie) (informal) A friend, pal, buddy, mate.
MARROW, noun. (Scotland) One of a pair; a match; a companion; an intimate associate.

Dictionary definition

MARROW, noun. The fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones.
MARROW, noun. Any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh.
MARROW, noun. Very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones.
MARROW, noun. Large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins.
MARROW, noun. 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".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope