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Noun: marabou  'ma-ru,boo
  1. Large African black-and-white carrion-eating stork; its downy underwing feathers are used to trim garments
    - marabout, marabou stork, Leptoptilus crumeniferus
     
  2. The downy feathers of marabou storks are used for trimming garments

Derived forms: marabous

Type of: feather, plume, stork

Part of: genus Leptoptilus, Leptoptilus

Encyclopedia: Marabou