how to pronounce marrow


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marrow is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of marrow in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… is the bone marrow which is full of …”

meanings of marrow


  1. A kind of vegetable like a large courgette/zucchini or squash.
  2. Bone marrow biopsy.
  3. The inner meaning or purpose.
  4. Semen.
  5. One of a pair; a match; a companion; an intimate associate.
  6. The substance inside bones which produces blood cells.
  7. A friend, pal, buddy, mate.
  8. The essence; the best part.
  9. The pith of certain plants.


  1. A surname​.

marrow frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word marrow occurs in english on average 2.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics marrow can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that marrow can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to marrow


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