Definition of marrow:

part of speech: adjective


part of speech: noun

The connective tissue filling up the cylindrical cavities in the bodies of long bones, and the spaces of the cancellous tissue, differing in composition in different bones.

part of speech: noun

The oily tissue which fills the open canals of bones; the real meaning or significance of anything.

part of speech: noun

The soft, fatty matter in the cavities of the bones: the pith of certain plants: the essence or best part.

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