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Definition of 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.
MarabouMarabou 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...
(chocolate), a Swedish chocolate brand Marabou
(ethnicity), a historical
term for a multiracial person
in Haiti Marabou
is a Swedish chocolate brand first launched
in 1916 in Sweden. The brand
by the Norwegian chocolatier Johan Throne Holst
(French: marabout) is a term of Haitian origin denoting multiracial
admixture. The term, which comes originally
from the African
type of down feather
its name from the marabou stork whose
- caramel covered
in milk chocolate. Daim was created
in the 1950s. Marabou originally wanted
of the American...
- the late nineteenth
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
Welsh, and his second
in the UK in 1995. The book's narrative
- writer Agatha Christie
****p, a chocolate
bar produced, marketed
and sold by Marabou
**** (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
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