Definition of morabaraba in English:

morabaraba

(also marabaraba)

noun

South African
  • A traditional game of strategy played using stones which are placed and moved on rows of small holes in the ground, or on lines on a board or large stone, etc., the object being to capture all of one's opponent's pieces.

Origin

1950s. From Southern Sotho moraba-raba, perhaps lit. ‘mill’ from mo- singular noun prefix + raba-raba to go round in a circle.

Pronunciation

morabaraba

/məˌrabəˈrabə//məˌrabəˈrɑːbə/