Definition of Marabou. Meaning of Marabou. Synonyms of Marabou

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Definition of Marabou

Marabou
Marabou Mar`a*bou", n. A kind of thrown raw silk, nearly white naturally, but capable of being dyed without scouring; also, a thin fabric made from it, as for scarfs, which resembles the feathers of the marabou in delicacy, -- whence the name.
Marabou
Marabou Mar`a*bou", n. [F.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) 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. [Written also marabu.] 2. One having five eighths negro blood; the offspring of a mulatto and a griffe. [Louisiana] --Bartlett.

Meaning of Marabou from wikipedia

- The marabou stork (Leptoptilos crumenifer) is a large wading bird in the stork family Ciconiidae. It breeds in Africa south of the Sahara, in both wet...
- Marabou can refer to: Marabou (chocolate), a Swedish chocolate brand Marabou (ethnicity), a historical term for a multiracial person in Haiti Marabou...
- Marabou is a Swedish chocolate brand first launched in 1916 in Sweden. The brand was founded by the Norwegian chocolatier Johan Throne Holst (1868–1946)...
- Marabou (French: marabout) is a term of Haitian origin denoting multiracial admixture. The term, which comes originally from the African Marabouts, describes...
- Marabou (historically spelled marabout) describes a certain type of down feather trimming. Although it takes its name from the marabou stork whose undertail...
- caramel covered in milk chocolate. Daim was created by Marabou in Sweden in the 1950s. Marabou originally wanted to produce a version of the American...
- the late nineteenth century. Storks are heavy, with wide wingspans: the marabou stork, with a wingspan of 3.2 m (10 ft) and weight up to 8 kg (18 lb),...
- Marabou Stork Nightmares is an experimental novel by Irvine Welsh, and his second novel, published in the UK in 1995. The book's narrative is split into...
- writer Agatha Christie ****p, a chocolate bar produced, marketed and sold by Marabou in Sweden and Freia in Norway **** (disambiguation) Jaap (disambiguation)...
- used due to a conflicting trademark in Sweden. The name Marabou was chosen instead from the marabou stork. The company's flagship product has since then...
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