from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Spanish chestnut.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. chestnut
- n. A type of freshwater crayfish from Western Australia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A large chestnut.
- n. A chestnut color; maroon.
- n. A paper or pasteboard box or shell, wound about with strong twine, filled with an explosive, and ignited with a fuse, -- used to make a noise like a cannon.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete form of maroon.
- n. See maroon.
I first learned about red Kuri squash here, where the charming little guy is known by his French name, potimarron, the 'marron' in the name because it tastes like chestnuts.
But what the French refer to as a marron is not the fruit of the marronnier at all those are apparently marrons d’inde, it’s actually a type of edible chestnut.
Cooked plain chestnuts, unlike the über-rich marron glacé, have a dusty flavour that is helped in something sweet such as these brownies by marinating them first in a simple mixture of brown sugar, vanilla and rum.
Dimanche dernier, * we were contemplating dessert (should we go for a walk first ... or dive right into the gâteau de marron*?).
Dimanche dernier = last Sunday gâteau de marron = chestnut cake campagne = countryside
Companies are now making ovens and ranges in dozens of delicious colors, such as pumpkin (Viking), and marron glace (a chestnut brown, from Lacanche).
Galatasaray shirt have a marron collar and Adidas three stripes, Adidas logo, centred just below the collar.
Galatasaray jersey is complemented by bright orange shorts with Adidas three marron side piping.
Galatasaray shirt sponsors, AVEA, have their logo placed in the centre in marron.
Aunt Marie-Françoise is bringing her gâteau de marron and soup bowls for her daughter's potage ...