Courgette vs. Marrow - What's the difference?

Wiktionary

  • Courgette (noun)

    A particular variety of Cucurbita pepo, a small marrow/squash.

  • Courgette (noun)

    The edible fruit of this marrow/squash.

  • Marrow (noun)

    The substance inside bones which produces blood cells.

  • Marrow (noun)

    A kind of vegetable like a large courgette/zucchini or squash.

  • Marrow (noun)

    The pith of certain plants.

  • Marrow (noun)

    The essence; the best part.

  • Marrow (noun)

    The inner meaning or purpose.

  • Marrow (noun)

    Bone marrow biopsy.

    "This patient will have a marrow today."

  • Marrow (noun)

    Semen.

  • Marrow (noun)

    A friend, pal, buddy, mate.

    "Cheers marrow!"

  • Marrow (noun)

    One of a pair; a match; a companion; an intimate associate.

Webster Dictionary

  • Courgette (noun)

    a marrow squash plant whose fruit are eaten when small; - called also zucchini.

  • Courgette (noun)

    a small cucumber-shaped vegetable marrow; typically dark green; - called also zucchini.

  • Marrow (noun)

    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.

  • Marrow (noun)

    The essence; the best part.

  • Marrow (noun)

    One of a pair; a match; a companion; an intimate associate.

  • Marrow

    To fill with, or as with, marrow or fat; to glut.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Courgette (noun)

    marrow squash plant whose fruit are eaten when small

  • Courgette (noun)

    small cucumber-shaped vegetable marrow; typically dark green

  • Marrow (noun)

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

  • Marrow (noun)

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

  • Marrow (noun)

    very tender and very nutritious tissue from marrowbones

  • Marrow (noun)

    large elongated squash with creamy to deep green skins

  • Marrow (noun)

    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"

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