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Maba

noun Ma·ba \ ˈmäbə \

Definition of Maba

: 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 \ " \

Definition of Maba

plural -s
: 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

MABA

abbreviation

Definition of MABA

meta-aminobenzoic acid

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