noun za·bra \ˈzäbrə, ˈsä-\

Definition of zabra



  1. :  a sailing vessel resembling a small frigate and used chiefly by the Spanish in the 16th and 17th centuries

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Origin and Etymology of zabra

Spanish, from Catalan atzaura, from Arabic zawraq small boat

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a trip made at another's expense

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