boubou(redirected from boubou shrikes)
A long, loose-fitting African garment.
[French, from Malinke bubu.]
(Clothing & Fashion) a long flowing garment worn by men and women in Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, and some other parts of Africa
[a native name in Mali]
or bu•bu(ˈbu bu)
n., pl. -bous or -bus.
a long, loose-fitting, brightly colored garment worn by both sexes in parts of Africa.
[1960–65; < French < Malinke bubu]