marrow bone

marrow bone
marrow bones
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Marrow bones are the bones of certain animals, especially cows, that contain a lot of bone marrow. They are used in cooking and in dog food.

Ask the butcher for soup bones (marrow bones are best).

...marrowbone jelly.


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