Definition of "aba" [aba]

  • A fabric woven of the hair of camels or goats. (noun)
  • A loose-fitting sleeveless garment made of this fabric, traditionally worn by Arabs. (noun)
  • A type of cloth from Syria, made of goat hair or camel hair (noun)

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  • A sleeveless outer garment of such cloth (noun)

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Use "aba" in a sentence
  • "The wawa aba is the seed of the wawa tree, one of the strongest and most processible woods of Africa."
  • "For the Akan culture originating from Western Africa the name wawa aba is a symbol of persistence."
  • "Supposedly, the Black Rock of the Ka'aba is a remnant of the altar that Abraham prepared."