Marigold window. (Arch.) See Rose window, under Rose.

(Mar`i*ki"na) n. [From the native name: cf. Pg. mariquinha.] (Zoöl) A small marmoset (Midas rosalia); the silky tamarin.

(||Ma*rim"ba) n. [Pg.] A musical istrument of percussion, consisting of bars yielding musical tones when struck. Knight.

(||Mar`i*mon"da) n. [Sp.] (Zoöl.) A spider monkey (Ateles belzebuth) of Central and South America.

(Mar`i*nade") n. [F.: cf. It. marinato marinade, F. mariner to preserve food for use at sea. See Marinate.] (Cookery) A brine or pickle containing wine and spices, for enriching the flavor of meat and fish.

(Mar"i*nate) v. t. [See Marine, and cf. Marinade.] To salt or pickle, as fish, and then preserve in oil or vinegar; to prepare by the use of marinade.

(Ma*rine") a. [L. marinus, fr. mare the sea: cf. F. marin. See Mere a pool.]

1. Of or pertaining to the sea; having to do with the ocean, or with navigation or naval affairs; nautical; as, marine productions or bodies; marine shells; a marine engine.

2. (Geol.) Formed by the action of the currents or waves of the sea; as, marine deposits.

Marine acid(Chem.), hydrochloric acid. [Obs.] — Marine barometer. See under Barometer. Marine corps, a corps formed of the officers, noncommissioned officers, privates, and musicants of marines.Marine engine(Mech.), a steam engine for propelling a vessel.Marine glue. See under Glue.Marine insurance, insurance against the perils of the sea, including also risks of fire, piracy, and barratry.Marine interest, interest at any rate agreed on for money lent upon respondentia and bottomry bonds.Marine law. See under Law.Marine league, three geographical miles. - - Marine metal, an alloy of lead, antimony, and mercury, made for sheathing ships. Mc Elrath.Marine soap, cocoanut oil soap; — so called because, being quite soluble in salt water, it is much used on shipboard.Marine store, a store where old canvas, ropes, etc., are bought and sold; a junk shop. [Eng.]

(Ma*rine"), n. [F. marin a sea solider, marine naval economy, a marine picture, fr. L. marinus. See Marine, a.]

Marie to Markhoor

(Mar"ie) interj. Marry. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Mar"i*et) n. [F. mariette, prop. dim. of Marie Mary.] (Bot.) A kind of bellflower, Companula Trachelium, once called Viola Mariana; but it is not a violet.

(Ma*rig"e*nous) a. [L. mare the sea + -genous.] Produced in or by the sea.

(Mar"i*gold) n. [Mary + gold.] (Bot.) A name for several plants with golden yellow blossoms, especially the Calendula officinalis and the cultivated species of Tagetes.

There are several yellow-flowered plants of different genera bearing this name; as, the African or French marigold of the genus Tagetes, of which several species and many varieties are found in gardens. They are mostly strong-smelling herbs from South America and Mexico: bur marigold, of the genus Bidens; corn marigold, of the genus Chrysanthemum (C. segetum, a pest in the cornfields of Italy); fig marigold, of the genus Mesembryanthemum; marsh marigold, of the genus Caltha (C. palustris), commonly known in America as the cowslip. See Marsh Marigold.

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