Definition of marabout in English:
1A Muslim holy man or hermit, especially in North Africa.
- At the mosque, the marabout (Islamic holy man) and the father give the baby an Arabic name from the Koran.
- The Maghrib, including Tunisia, has many legends involving Muslim leaders called marabouts (holy men).
- Many Guineans rely on their traditional spirit beliefs and rely on marabouts (dervishes believed to have supernatural powers) and fetishes (superstitious objects) in times of trouble.
Words that rhyme with maraboutmarabou • snow boot • gumboot
Definition of marabout in:
- US English dictionary
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