Definition of marron in English:

marron

Line breaks: mar¦ron
Pronunciation: /ˈmarən
 
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noun (plural same or marrons)

  • A large Australian freshwater crayfish which lives on the sandy bottoms of rivers and streams.
    • Cherax tenuimanus, infraorder Astacidea
    More example sentences
    • I'd bring local food - halloumi, honey, olives, organic chicken - no, make that marron (a fresh-water crayfish) and Pale Ale.
    • Yabbies, marrons, and other varieties are commonly found down under in Australia and New Zealand.
    • He goes on to explain that the marron occurs naturally only in rivers and streams of the Jarrah forest area of south-western W. Australia.

Origin

1940s: from Nyungar marran.

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