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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Marabou  \Mar`a*bou"\,  n.  [F.] 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  large  stork  of  the  genus  {Leptoptilos} 
  (formerly  {Ciconia}),  esp.  the  African  species  ({L. 
  crumenifer}),  which  furnishes  plumes  worn  as  ornaments. 
  The  Asiatic  species  ({L.  dubius},  or  {L.  argala})  is  the 
  adjutant.  See  {Adjutant}.  [Written  also  {marabu}.] 
 
  2.  One  having  five  eighths  negro  blood;  the  offspring  of  a 
  mulatto  and  a  griffe.  [Louisiana]  --Bartlett. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Ciconia 
  n  :  type  genus  of  the  Ciconiidae:  European  storks  [syn:  {Ciconia}, 
  {genus  Ciconia}] 




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