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From French

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Singular
Marron

Plural
Marrons

Marron (plural Marrons)
  1. chestnut
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Patrono:Nys[[Category:Patrono:Nys derivations|Marron]] [[marran#Patrono:Nys|marran]]

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Singular
Marron

Plural
Marrons

Marron (plural Marrons)
  1. A type of freshwater crayfish from Western Australia.
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Etymology 1Modificar

From Italian marrone.

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Marron m. (plural Marrons)

  1. chestnut; horse-chestnut
  2. chestnut brown
  3. A token used as a control of the presence of someone at his post
  4. (pyrotechnics) firecracker (on a rocket)
  5. (informal) punch (with the fist)
  6. (informal) head

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Marron m. (f. marron, m. plural Marrons, f. plural marrons)

  1. brown
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  • This adjective is used mainly in France. Elsewhere, the usual adjective is brun.
  • This sense of the adjective is invariable in gender. It is also considered as invariable in number by somme people (other people use marrons as the plural).

Etymology 2Modificar

From a West Indies creole, from Spanish cimarron.

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Marron m. (f. marronne, m. plural Marrons, f. plural marronnes)

  1. that has become wild again (used of a slave or animal who has returned to a free or wild state)
  2. illicit, crooked (of professions)
    Magie marronne. Hedge magic.

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Marron m. (plural Marrons)

  1. maroon (a slave or animal who has run away to live free)cs:marron

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