Definition of Marennes in English:

Marennes

noun

  • In full "Marennes oyster". An edible oyster, Ostrea edulis, of a variety farmed in the region of Marennes, noted for its grey or green colour and excellent flavour.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The New English Dictionary. From French Marennes from Marennes, the name of a coastal town in the department of Charente-Maritime in western France, where the oysters are cultivated.

Pronunciation

Marennes

/maˈrɛn//məˈrɛn/