maroon

  1. noun
    an exploding firework used as a warning signal
  2. noun
    a dark purplish red to dark brownish red
  3. noun
    a person who is stranded (as on an island); "when the tide came in I was a maroon out there"
  4. adjective
    dark brownish to purplish red
  5. verb
    leave stranded or isolated withe little hope og rescue; "the travellers were marooned"
  6. verb
    leave stranded on a desert island without resources; "The mutinous sailors were marooned on an island"