American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Maris, Roger 1934-1985. American baseball player who spent most of his career with the New York Yankees (1960-1967). In 1961 he surpassed Babe Ruth's single-season record of 60 home runs and was named the American League's most valuable player for the second year in a row.
- n. A surname.
- n. Name component for agricultural plant varieties:
- From Maris Lane, Trumpington, Cambridge (the founding site of Cambridge University's Plant Breeding Institute) (Wiktionary)
“So Twig's mother, Maris, is only mentioned in Beyond the Deepwoods.”
“The first story in Maris's life, originally published in Analog's May 1975 issue under the title of "The Storms of Windhaven," does a lot of things well.”
“McGwire says he called the Maris family yesterday to apologize.”
“The guy from “The Pine Barrens” could be this offscreen bogeyman, like Vera or Maris from the Cheers-Frasier juggernaut.”
“Maris is still the single season record holder as far as I am concerned.”
“The bulge you saw in Maris 'arms came from chopping wood back home in Fargo, N.D. And pitchers saw Maris' big biceps, and only his biceps.”
“Along with Yael P. Mosse, MD, Dr. Maris is developing new molecular-based diagnostic tools for this disease.”
“For what it's worth, I've suggested that the purely Etruscan name Maris is built on a verb mar “to harvest” which would be more fitting afterall for the name of an agricultural deity.”
“But Clavin also said he hears from radio callers who want to keep the debate going, calling Maris "red-neck Roger" and saying his lifetime stats aren't worthy of the Hall.”
“I just wanted you to know that when I was younger and had aspirations of being a tech writer myself, I coined the first laptop I ever owned (and took to college with me) "Maris" as an homage to the guy who inspired that dream ( "Frasier" reference, there, in case you're wondering).”
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