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marcs

marcs is a plural form of marc

marc

Definition:

made from residue of grapes or apples after pressing

Class:

food noun (foods and drinks)

Plural:

marcs

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

French, from Old French march, from marchier, to trample; see "march" [entry 1].
(Source: American Heritage Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

marc [French] | Marc [German] | Franz Marc [sense-specific] | Franz frants Marc [sense-specific]

the remains of grapes or other fruit that have been pressed for wine-making | a brandy distilled from these | 1880-1916, German expressionist painter; ... (22 of 321 words, 3 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/marc

Columbia Encyclopedia:

brandy | marc | slivovitz

strong alcoholic spirit distilled from wine or from marc, the residue of the wine press. The most noted brandy is cognac, made from white grapes in ... (26 of 212 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/society​/A​0808748​.html

Wikipedia:

Marc [disambiguation] | MARC

may refer to: Marc (given name), people with the first name Marc | MARC standards, data format used for library cataloging, | MARC Train, regional commuter rail system in Maryland; Washington, D.C.; and eastern West Virginia (U.S.) | MARC (archive), ... (37 of 201 words, 15 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Marc

Random House Dictionary:

marc | Marc | MARC | eau de vie de marc [French, sense-specific] | Franz Marc [sense-specific] | Marc, Franz [sense-specific]

the grapes contained in the wine press and the residue, as skins and pips, remaining after the juice is expressed. | [France] the brandy distilled ... (24 of 104 words, 6 definitions, pronunciations)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/marc

Wiktionary:

marc | marcs [plural] | mark [sense-specific]

The refuse matter that remains after fruit, particularly grapes, has been pressed. | An alcoholic spirit distilled from the marc of grapes. | [obsolete] A weight of various commodities, especially of gold and silver, used in different European... (36 of 91 words, 5 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/marc

Oxford Dictionary:

marc

the refuse of grapes or other fruit that have been pressed for winemaking | an alcoholic spirit distilled from marc (19 of 84 words, 2 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/marc

American Heritage Dictionary:

marc | Marc | Franz Marc

The pulpy residue left after the juice has been pressed from grapes, apples, or other fruits. | Brandy distilled from grape or apple residue. | German ... (24 of 67 words, 3 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/marc

Merriam-Webster:

marc

the residue remaining after a fruit has been pressed; broadly; the organic residue from an extraction process | brandy made from the residue of wine ... (24 of 54 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/marc

New World Dictionary:

marc

refuse of grapes, seeds, other fruits, etc. after pressing | a brandy distilled from it, especially from grape residue | the residue after extraction ... (22 of 42 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/marc

Britannica Encyclopedia:

brandy [alcoholic beverage]

alcoholic beverage distilled from wine or a fermented fruit mash. The term used alone generally refers to the grape product; brandies made from the ... (24 of 492 words, 1 image)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/77749​/brandy

Macmillan British Dictionary:

brandy | brandies [plural]

[uncountable] a strong alcoholic drink made from wine ; [countable] a glass of this drink (15 of 38 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/brandy

Cambridge Dictionary:

brandy

a strong alcoholic drink made from wine and sometimes flavoured with fruits (12 of 19 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/brandy

Encarta Dictionary:

marc | marc brandy [beverages, sense-specific]

brandy made from the skins and pulp that remain when grapes and other fruit have had their juice pressed out | the skins and pulp remaining after ... (26 of 71 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861628356​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

American Heritage Dictionary:

marc

Origin: French, from Old French march, from marchier, to trample; see "march" [entry 1].

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/marc

Collins Dictionary:

marc [French] | Marc [German]

First use: 17th century

Origin: from French, from Old French marchier to trample (grapes), march1

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/marc

Oxford Dictionary:

marc

First use: early 17th century

Origin: French, from marcher in the early sense "to trample"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/marc

Merriam-Webster:

marc

First use: 1601

Origin: French, from Middle French, from marchier to trample, march

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/marc

New World Dictionary:

marc

Origin: French from marcher, to tread, trample, "march"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/marc

Wiktionary:

marc | marcs [plural]

Origin: Middle French marc.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/marc

Encarta Dictionary:

marc

First use: Early 17th century

Origin: French from marcher "trample"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861628356​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

marc [French] | Marc [German]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "marc"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/marc

the Free Dictionary:

Marc

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Marc"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Marc"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "Marc" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Marc

Google Dictionary:

marc | marcs [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "marc"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=marc

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

marc

Audio: North American pronunciation of "marc"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=marc​0001 word=marc

YourDictionary Audio:

marc

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "marc" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/marc

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