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zareba

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noun za·re·ba \zə-ˈrē-bə\

Definition of zareba

  1. :  an improvised stockade constructed in parts of Africa especially of thorny bushes



Variants of zareba

or

zariba

Origin and Etymology of zareba

Arabic zarība enclosure


First Known Use: 1849


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