noun ag·ba·da \ag-ˈbä-də\

Definition of agbada



  1. :  a loose-fitting robe worn by men in Nigeria His form is elegantly cloaked in a flowing agbada, and each frame records a subtle shift in facial expression, from serious thoughtfulness to a broad and engaging smile. — Alisa LaGamma, African Arts, Autumn 1998

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Origin and Etymology of agbada

borrowed from Yoruba agbádá

First Known Use: 1863

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