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


A large chestnut.




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.]


© Webster 1913.

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