how to pronounce marabou


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marabou is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of marabou


  1. A thin fabric made from this silk, as for scarfs.
  2. A person, five-eighths of whose ancestry is black; the offspring of a mulatto and a griffe.
  3. A kind of thrown raw silk, naturally nearly white, but capable of being dyed without scouring.
  4. Leptoptilos crumeniferus, a large wading bird native to Africa, with a naked head and neck adapted for scavenging.

marabou frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word marabou occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics marabou can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that marabou can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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