Synonyms for marrow

Synonyms for (noun) marrow

Synonyms: bone marrow, marrow

Definition: the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones

Similar words: connective tissue

Definition: 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


Synonyms: gist, heart, heart and soul, nub, nitty-gritty, essence, core, centre, center, pith, meat, inwardness, kernel, marrow, substance, sum

Definition: the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

Usage: the gist of the prosecutor's argument; the heart and soul of the Republican Party; the nub of the story

Similar words: mental object, content, cognitive content

Definition: the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned


Synonyms: vegetable marrow, marrow

Definition: large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins

Similar words: summer squash

Definition: any of various fruits of the gourd family that mature during the summer; eaten while immature and before seeds and rind harden


Synonyms: marrow, bone marrow

Definition: very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones

Similar words: delicacy, dainty, goody, treat, kickshaw

Definition: something considered choice to eat


Synonyms: vegetable marrow, marrow, marrow squash

Definition: any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh

Similar words: summer squash, summer squash vine, Cucurbita pepo melopepo

Definition: any of various usually bushy plants producing fruit that is eaten while immature and before the rind or seeds harden