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sakabula, noun

Forms:
isakubula, sacaboolaShow more Also isakubula, sacaboola, saccaboola, saccabula, sakaboola, sakabuli, sakabulla, sakubola, and with initial capital.
Origin:
ZuluShow more Adaptation of Zulu isakabuli widow bird.
The longtailed widow bird Euplectes progne of the Ploceidae; also called flop. Also attributive.
1877 Lady Barker Yr’s Hsekeeping 179Lynx tails hung down like lappets on each side of her face which was over-shadowed and almost hidden by the profusion of sakabula feathers.
1980 J.O. Oliver Beginner’s Guide to our Birds 71A familiar sight to everyone in the summer, is the male ‘Sakabula’ with his long, beautiful tail, flying over his territory.
The longtailed widow bird Euplectes progne of the Ploceidae; also called flop. Also attributive.

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