Definition of Boubou

1. Noun. A flowing wide-sleeved robe worn by men in much of West Africa, and to a lesser extent in North Africa. ¹



2. Noun. Any of various passerine birds of the genus ''Laniarius''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Boubou

1. a long flowing garment [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boubou

botulinum toxin
botulinum toxin A
botulinum toxin type a
botulinum toxins
botulinums
botulinus
botulinus toxin
botulinuses
botulism
botulism antitoxin
botulism toxin
botulismotoxin
botulisms
botulogenic
boubas
boubou (current term)
boubous
bouche
bouche de tapir
bouchee
bouchees
bouches
boucle
boucles
bouderie
bouderies
boudin
boudins
boudoir
boudoirs

Literary usage of Boubou

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1. New Voyages and Travels: Consisting of Originals, Translations, and Abridgements by Richard Phillips (1820)
"I was scarcely seated iu a hut, when I perceived boubou. This traitor was returning from ... boubou was conversing with the brother of the chief of Labbe. ..."

2. A Vocabulary of the Tonga Language: Arranged in Alphabetical Order: to which by Stephen Rabone (1845)
"Booi, s. A preparation of food. Bou, *. A post or pillar. boubou ... boubou-taki, s. The name of a rope, belonging to the sail of a canoe. boubou-tuu, s. ..."

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