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marlin any of several large ocean game fish that have a long, pointed snout.
marline a light cord made of two loosely twisted fiber strands, sometimes wound around heavier rope to prevent fraying.
marlinespike a pointed iron tool that is used to separate strands of rope.
marmalade a jam that contains bits of fruit and rind, esp. of oranges.
marmalade tree a tropical American evergreen tree that bears a plumlike edible fruit.
marmite a large ceramic or metal pot, often with legs, and used for making soup.
marmoreal of or resembling marble.
marmoset any of various small, tropical American monkeys that have a squirrel-like body, soft fur, and a long, furry tail.
marmot any of several thick-bodied burrowing rodents that have coarse fur and short legs and ears, such as the woodchuck.
maroon1 of or pertaining to a dark brownish red color.
maroon2 to put and leave (someone) ashore on an island or remote coast. [3 definitions]
marplot one who ruins a plan or project by meddlesome, officious interference.
marque1 see letter of marque.
marque2 an identifying emblem or nameplate, commonly attached by a manufacturer to automobiles. [2 definitions]
marquee a canopy or rooflike covering that extends outward from the entrance to a building, and, in the case of a theater, having a sign that displays the title of the current play or film and sometimes the names of its actors. [2 definitions]
marquetry inlaid work, as of different colored woods or ivory.
marquis a nobleman who ranks above an earl or count and below a duke.
marquise the wife or widow of a marquis; marchioness. [3 definitions]
marquisette a light sheer fabric of cotton, nylon, rayon, or silk, used for curtains, mosquito netting, or the like.
Marrano any of the Jews who were forced to convert to Christianity during the Inquisition in Spain and Portugal, but who often remained secret adherents of Judaism.
marriage the state of being joined in wedlock. [3 definitions]