marabou

Definitions of marabou
  1. noun
    large African black-and-white carrion-eating stork; its downy underwing feathers are used to trim garments
    synonyms: Leptoptilus crumeniferus, marabou stork, marabout
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    type of:
    stork
    large mostly Old World wading birds typically having white-and-black plumage
  2. noun
    the downy feathers of marabou storks are used for trimming garments
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    type of:
    feather, plumage, plume
    the light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
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