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Etymology 1[edit | edit source]

Middle English mary, marow, marowe, marowȝ < Old English mearg < Proto-Germanic *mazgō < Proto-Indo-European *mozgo-.

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Marrow

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  1. (uncountable) The substance inside bones which produces blood cells.
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Vegetable Marrows

  1. (countable) A kind of vegetable like a large courgette/zucchini or squash.
    • 1847 Sir Robert Schomburgh, Steam-Boat Voyage to Barbados, Bentley's Miscellany, Vol XXII, London: Richard Bentley, page 37.
      The finest European vegetables, cabbages, cauliflowers, potatoes, vegetable marrow, were lying in the market-hall, awaiting purchasers.
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Etymology 2[edit | edit source]

From Old Norse margr.

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Marrow

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  1. (Geordie, informal) A friend, pal, buddy, mate.
    Cheers marrow!

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