Meaning of maraboutic in English:


Pronunciation /ˌmarəˈbuːtɪk/


  • Characteristic of or resembling a marabout; of or relating to the veneration of marabouts.

    "maraboutic crisis" noun a period of civil unrest in Morocco, from the beginning of the 15th to the end of the 17th century, during which the marabouts attempted to assert religious authority over the Berbers.


1930s; earliest use found in Wyndham Lewis (1882–1957), artist and writer. From marabout + -ic.