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marc

[mahrk; French mar] /mɑrk; French mar/
noun
1.
the grapes contained in the wine press and the residue, as skins and pips, remaining after the juice is expressed.
2.
(in France) the brandy distilled from this residue.
3.
Pharmacology. the residue that remains following the extraction of active principles from a vegetable drug by means of a solvent.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Middle French, akin to marcher to tread; see march1

Marc

[mahrk; for 1 also German mahrk] /mɑrk; for 1 also German mɑrk/
noun
1.
Franz
[frahnts] /frɑnts/ (Show IPA),
1880–1916, German painter.
2.
a male given name, form of Marcus.

MARC

[mahrk] /mɑrk/
noun, Library Science.
1.
a standardized system developed by the Library of Congress for producing and transmitting machine-readable bibliographic records.
Origin
ma(chine) r(eadable) c(atologing)
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British Dictionary definitions for marc

marc

/mɑːk; French mar/
noun
1.
the remains of grapes or other fruit that have been pressed for wine-making
2.
a brandy distilled from these
Word Origin
C17: from French, from Old French marchier to trample (grapes), march1

Marc

/German mark/
noun
1.
Franz (frants). 1880–1916, German expressionist painter; cofounder with Kandinsky of the Blaue Reiter group (1911). He is noted for his symbolic compositions of animals
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MARC

machine readable cataloging
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