boubou or bu·bu [boo-boo] Word Origin noun
- a long, loose-fitting, brightly colored garment worn by both sexes in parts of Africa.
Origin of boubou 1960–65; French Malinke bubu British Dictionary definitions for boubou boubou bubu noun
- a long flowing garment worn by men and women in Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, and some other parts of Africa
Word Origin for boubou a native name in Mali