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Date: 1800-1900
Language: French
Origin: marabout 'African holy man', from Portuguese marabuto, from Arabic murabit 'hermit, monk'; because Muslims consider it a holy bird

marabou

noun
     
Related topics: Birds
mar‧a‧bou , marabout [countable]
HBB a large African stork (=a long-legged bird)

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