marabou: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (mar'u-b"), [key]
- 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.
- marabou (Thesaurus)