Meaning of marabout

mar•a•bout

Pronunciation: (mar'u-bt", -b"), [key]
— n.
    1. a hermit or holy man, esp. in N Africa, often wielding political power and credited with supernatural powers.
    2. the tomb or shrine of such a man.
  1. marabou.
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