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Meaning of MARABOUT

Pronunciation:  'maru`boot

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  large African black-and-white carrion-eating stork; downy under-wing feathers are used to trim garments
 

MARABOUT is a 8 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: Leptoptilus crumeniferus, marabou, marabou stork
 
 See Also: genus Leptoptilus, Leptoptilus, stork

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Marabout"\, n. [F., from Pg. marabuto, Ar. mor[=a]bit.
Cf. {Maravedi}.]
A Mohammedan saint; especially, one who claims to work cures
supernaturally.

 

 

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