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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mar·row /ˈmær(ˌ)o/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 mar·row /ˈmær(ˌ)o, ə(w)/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mar·row n.
 1. Anat. The tissue which fills the cavities of most bones; the medulla.  In the larger cavities it is commonly very fatty, but in the smaller cavities it is much less fatty, and red or reddish in color.
 2. The essence; the best part.
 It takes from our achievements . . .
 The pith and marrow of our attribute.   --Shak.
 3.  One of a pair; a match; a companion; an intimate associate. [Scot.]
 Chopping and changing I can not commend,
 With thief or his marrow, for fear of ill end.   --Tusser.
 Marrow squash Bot., a name given to several varieties of squash, esp. to the Boston marrow, an ovoid fruit, pointed at both ends, and with reddish yellow flesh, and to the vegetable marrow, a variety of an ovoid form, and having a soft texture and fine grain resembling marrow.
 Spinal marrow. Anat. See Spinal cord, under Spinal.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mar·row v. t. [imp. & p. p. Marrowed p. pr. & vb. n. Marrowing.] To fill with, or as with, marrow or fat; to glut.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the
           cavities of bones [syn: bone marrow]
      2: any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit
         with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh [syn: marrow
         squash, vegetable marrow]
      3: very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones
         [syn: bone marrow]
      4: large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins [syn:
          vegetable marrow]
      5: the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some
         idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's
         argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party";
         "the nub of the story" [syn: kernel, substance, core,
          center, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness,
          meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty]