[mar-uhn, muh-rohn; French ma-rawn]
a large European chestnut, especially as used in cookery: candied or preserved in syrup.

1970–75; < French; see maroon1 Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
marron1 (ˈmærən, French marɔ̃)
a large edible sweet chestnut
[from French, of obscure origin]

marron2 (ˈmærən)
a large freshwater crayfish of Western Australia, Cherax tenuimanus
[from a native Australian language]

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