[mar-uh-boo] /ˈmær əˌbu/
any of three large storks of the genus Leptoptilus, of Africa or the East Indies, having soft, downy feathers under the wings and tail that are used for making a furlike trimming for women’s hats and garments.
one of the feathers.
the trimming or material made of the feathers.
thrown silk that can be dyed without being scoured.
a large black-and-white African carrion-eating stork, Leptoptilos crumeniferus, with a very short naked neck and a straight heavy bill See also adjutant bird
a down feather of this bird, used to trim garments
[mar-uh-boot, -boo] /ˈmær əˌbut, -ˌbu/ noun 1. Islam. 2. . /ˈmærəˌbuː/ noun 1. a Muslim holy man or hermit of North Africa 2. a shrine of the grave of a marabout
/ˈmærəˌbʌntə/ noun (Caribbean) 1. any of several social wasps 2. (slang) an ill-tempered woman
[muh-rah-kuh, -rak-uh] /məˈrɑ kə, -ˈræk ə/ noun 1. a gourd or a gourd-shaped rattle filled with seeds or pebbles and used, often in a pair, as a rhythm instrument. /məˈrækə/ noun 1. a percussion instrument, usually one of a pair, consisting of a gourd or plastic shell filled with dried seeds, pebbles, etc. It is […]
[mar-uh-kahy-boh; Spanish mah-rah-kahy-vaw] /ˌmær əˈkaɪ boʊ; Spanish ˌmɑ rɑˈkaɪ vɔ/ noun 1. a seaport in NW Venezuela. 2. . 3. Lake, a lake in NW Venezuela, an extension of the Gulf of Maracaibo: the largest lake in South America. 6300 sq. mi. (16,320 sq. km). /ˌmærəˈkaɪbəʊ; Spanish maraˈkaiβo/ noun 1. a port in NW Venezuela, […]