- Ma·ria·no [mah-ryah-naw] /mɑˈryɑ nɔ/, 1802–55, Mexican general: president of Mexico 1851–53.
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- a stiff bristle such as the awn of some grasses and cereals
- a bristle-like appendage on the antennae of some insects
C17: from Latin: ear of corn, fishbone