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Origin of marabou
Words nearby marabou
Example sentences from the Web for marabou
Louis Vuitton Marc Jacobs exhibition opens in Paris with cocktails and marabou.
A silky trench coat in a watercolor print, trimmed in turquoise marabou would have been at home at a Manhattan cocktail party.Designer Duro Olowu Mixes Fashion and Art in Pop-Up Exhibition|Robin Givhan|February 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A common white stork hasn't half the solid gravity of an adjutant or a marabou.
This being the case, there is a proverb about cleanliness that makes one wonder why the marabou stork doesn't wash himself.
Her little thin fingers were stiff with rings, as though set in brilliants; and she held a white marabou fan in her hand.The Hidden Force|Louis Couperus
Clouds hovered over us, delicate and fleecy as the feathers of the marabou, and white and curly as the feathers of the ostrich.A Republic Without a President and Other Stories|Herbert Ward
After leaving the vley where the marabou were, we rode on and on across the shadeless, waterless, sun-baked plain.A Camera Actress in the Wilds of Togoland|Meg Gehrts
British Dictionary definitions for marabou
- a fine white raw silk
- fabric made of this