Mar*ron" (?), n. [See Maroon, a.]

1.

A large chestnut.

[Obs.]

Holland.

2.

A chestnut color; maroon.

3. Pyrotechny & Mil.

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.

[Written also maroon.]

 

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