Definición de marabou en inglés:

marabou

Saltos de línea: mara|bou
Pronunciación: /ˈmarəbuː
 
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sustantivo

  • 1 (also marabou stork) A large African stork with a massive bill and large neck pouch, which feeds mainly by scavenging.
    • Leptoptilos crumeniferus, family Ciconiidae
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The fish eagle and marabou stork are very common predators
    • We saw hippo and elephant but for me highlights were a rare slaty egret, an in-your-face look at a marabou stork standing over a single egg on its head-high nest.
    • Of those that died, only one was visibly ill before disappearance, three were suspected to have been lost during intergroup encounters, one was killed by a warthog, and six were preyed upon by marabou storks.
  • 2 [mass noun] Down from the wing or tail of the marabou used as a trimming for hats or clothing.
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    • A long, narrow tulip-shaped suede coat worn with marabou hat and boots opened a show strong on couture-like pieces.
    • Now take tying thread down to the bend and tie in marabou or arctic fox for the tail.
    • If I start wearing stonewashed pedal pushers and marabou slippers could someone shoot me please?

Origen

early 19th century: from French, from Arabic murābiṭ 'holy man' (see also marabout), the stork being regarded as holy.

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