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ulama pl (plural only)
- (Islam) Alternative form of
- The devil bird (an avian cryptid of Sri Lanka)
1849 June 1, The Dublin University Magazine, page 692:
- There is a bird in Ceylon, which the natives call ulama, or the demon bird, which utters most loud and ear-piercing screams, strongly resembling the shrieks of a human being in severe bodily agony.
ulama f (uncountable)