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What is "Marabou" - Definition & Explanation

Marabou a fabric made of marabou silk, namely a thrown silk usually dyed in the gum.
A thrown silk usually dyed in the gum or a fabric made of this silk.
A soft feathery fluffy material prepared from turkey feathers or the coverts of marabous and used especially for trimming women's hats or clothes.
A soft feathery and fluffy material that is made from turkey feathers and used on the trim of women's clothes and accessories.
  • Large African black-and-white carrion-eating stork; its downy underwing feathers are used to trim garments.
  • The downy feathers of marabou storks are used for trimming garments.
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