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Princeton's WordNet

  1. marabou, marabout, marabou stork, Leptoptilus crumeniferusnoun

    large African black-and-white carrion-eating stork; its downy underwing feathers are used to trim garments

  2. marabounoun

    the downy feathers of marabou storks are used for trimming garments


  1. marabounoun

    A large wading bird native to Africa, with a naked head and neck adapted for scavenging.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Marabounoun

    a large stork of the genus Leptoptilos (formerly Ciconia), esp. the African species (L. crumenifer), which furnishes plumes worn as ornaments. The Asiatic species (L. dubius, or L. argala) is the adjutant. See Adjutant

    Etymology: [F.]

  2. Marabounoun

    one having five eighths negro blood; the offspring of a mulatto and a griffe

    Etymology: [F.]


  1. Marabou

    Marabou is a Swedish chocolate brand, first launched in 1919.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Marabou

    mar′a-bōō, n. a species of Indian stork, the feathers of which are much used as ornaments by ladies: a very white raw silk.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of marabou in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of marabou in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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