Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

zareba

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 play \zə-ˈrē-bə\

Origin of zareba

Arabic zarība enclosure


First Known Use: 1849

Rhymes with zareba


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up zareba? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

immature or lacking adult sophistication

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

maudlin angry prompt oily
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ