1. [ noun ] (zoology) the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
Synonyms: bone_marrow
Related terms: connective_tissue red_bone_marrow yellow_bone_marrow os immune_system
2. [ noun ] (food) very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones
Synonyms: bone_marrow
Related terms: dainty marrowbone
3. [ noun ] (chemistry,food) large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins
Synonyms: vegetable_marrow
Related terms: summer_squash
4. [ noun ] (botany) any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh
Synonyms: vegetable_marrow marrow_squash
Related terms: summer_squash cocozelle zucchini
5. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 7525
6. [ noun ] the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
Synonyms: center substance essence core heart sum heart_and_soul meat pith nub inwardness nitty-gritty gist kernel

: "the gist of the prosecutor's argument" "the heart and soul of the Republican Party" "the nub of the story"

Related terms: content stuff hypostasis haecceity bare_bones quintessence summate
Similar spelling:   Marro