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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of taboo.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of taboo.
  • v. Alternative spelling of taboo.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • See taboo.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See taboo.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. excluded from use or mention
  • n. an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion
  • adj. forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands
  • n. a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature

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