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Maba

noun Ma·ba \ˈmäbə\

Definition of Maba

  1. :  a widely distributed genus of tropical trees and shrubs (family Ebenaceae) having dioecious trimerous flowers and very hard wood resembling ebony

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Origin and Etymology of maba

New Latin, from Tongan & Fijian, a tree of the genus Maba


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Maba

noun Ma·ba \"\

Definition of Maba

plural

-s

  1. :  one of an African people of Islamic culture who in the 17th century established the powerful sultanate of Wadai east of Lake Chad — compare kanuri

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MABA

abbreviation Ma·ba

Definition of MABA

  1. meta-aminobenzoic acid

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