/ (ˈhɑːbuː) /
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a large venomous snake, Trimeresurus flavoviridis, of Okinawa and other Ryukyu Islands: family Crotalidae (pit vipers)
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Word Origin for habu
from the native name originally used in the Ryukyu Islands
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How to use habu in a sentence
They had landed at a point that lay to the south of Thebes, and now seemed to be making for Medinat-Habu.
In the distance Mrs. Armine saw the great temple of Medinat-Habu, but it was not their destination.
In his temple palace at Medînet Habu he has left a record of the conquests that he made in Syria.Patriarchal Palestine|Archibald Henry Sayce
On the walls of his temple at Medinet Habu he has left us pictures of the Philistines.Archology and the Bible|George A. Barton
With this thought, I heaped my parcels into the arms of Habu.Autobiography of a YOGI|Paramhansa Yogananda