marrow definition

  • noun:
    • Bone marrow.
    • The back.
    • The inmost, choicest, or important part; the pith.
    • Strength or vigor; vigor.
    • The substance inside bones which creates bloodstream cells.
    • A kind of vegetable like a large courgette/zucchini or squash.
    • a pal, pal, friend, partner.
    • The muscle which fills the cavities of most bones; the medulla. When you look at the bigger cavities its generally very fatty, in small cavities its less fatty, and purple or reddish in shade.
    • The essence; the best part.
    • One of a pair; a match; a companion; an intimate associate.
    • A soft structure based in the interior of bones, both in the cylindrical hollow for the lengthy bones and in the hollows of cancellated bony structures; the medulla or medullary matter of bone tissue.
    • The pith of flowers.
    • The pulp of fruits.
    • Figuratively, the inner material; the essence; the essential power; the internal definition, purpose, etc.; the pith.
    • The alligator-pear. See avocado.
    • A companion or mate; an associate at work; an intimate buddy; a fellow; for this reason, certainly one of a pair of either individuals or things; a match: as, your knife's the very marrow o' mine.
    • any one of various squash plants cultivated with their elongated fruit with smooth dark-green epidermis and whitish flesh
    • huge elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins
    • very tender and very healthful muscle from marrowbones
    • the fatty system of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
    • the choicest or most essential or most vital section of some idea or experience
  • verb-transitive:
    • To fill with, or just like, marrow or fat; to glut.
  • others:
    • To fill with marrow or with fat.
    • To keep company with; thus, to fit; fit.
    • Soft; tender.

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