Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun marrow

5 senses of marrow

Sense 1
marrow, bone marrow -- (the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones)
       => connective tissue -- (tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments)

Sense 2
marrow, marrow squash, vegetable marrow -- (any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh)
       => summer squash, summer squash vine, Cucurbita pepo melopepo -- (any of various usually bushy plants producing fruit that is eaten while immature and before the rind or seeds harden)

Sense 3
marrow, bone marrow -- (very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones)
       => dainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treat -- (something considered choice to eat)

Sense 4
marrow, vegetable marrow -- (large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins)
       => summer squash -- (any of various fruits of the gourd family that mature during the summer; eaten while immature and before seeds and rind harden)

Sense 5
kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty -- (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")
       => content, cognitive content, mental object -- (the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned)

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