I. noun Etymology: Middle English marowe, from Old English mearg; akin to Old High German marag marrow, Sanskrit majjan Date: before 12th century 1. a. bone marrow b. the substance of the spinal cord 2. a. the choicest of food b. the seat of animal vigor c. the inmost, best, or essential part ; core <
personal liberty is the marrow of the American tradition — Clinton Rossiter
3. chiefly British vegetable marrowmarrowy adjective II. noun Etymology: Middle English marwe, marrow Date: 1516 chiefly Scottish one of a pair

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