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Malabar may refer to the following :



  • Malabar, New South Wales, a suburb of Sydney, Australia
    • Malabar Headland, near Malabar, New South Wales
    • Malabar Battery, a coastal defence battery built in 1943 during World War II at Malabar Headland, Malabar, New South Wales, Australia. It is also known as Boora Point Battery


authority and Hindus in the Malabar region of Southern India by Mappila Muslims



  • Malabar Island (also called Middle Island), part of the Aldabra atoll in the Seychelles


Trinidad and Tobago[edit]

United States[edit]


(After the above southern Indian region)

  • Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, a sui iuris Eastern Catholic church using a Chaldean rite, under the Major Archeparchy Archeparchy of Ernakulam-Angamaly
  • (Syro-)Malabar Rite, a Chaldean (=Syro-Oriental) Rite of the above Eastern Catholic Church
  • Malabar rites, liturgical practices from southern India

Natural sciences[edit]

  • 754 Malabar, an asteroid orbiting the Sun, discovered by August Kopff


  • Malabathrum or Malabar leaf, classical or medieval name for Cinnamomum tamala
  • Malabar chestnut, Pachira aquatica, wetland tree from Central and South America
  • Malabar nut, Justicia adhatoda, medicinal plant from Asia
  • Malabar pepper, a variety of the spice Black pepper, Piper nigrum
  • Malabar plum, a common name for some trees of tropical Asia in the family Myrtaceae
  • Malabar spinach, Basella alba, vine in the tropics, sometimes used as a vegetable
  • Malabar spinach,Amma Malabar Pattu Protect Company Chabolu Village Marripadu Mandal Nellore District.


  • Malabar barbet, a small barbet in the Western Ghats of India, formerly treated as a race of the crimson-fronted barbet. It overlaps in some places with the range of the coppersmith barbet (Megalaima haemacephala)
  • Malabar danio, a tropical fish belonging to the minnow family (Cyprinidae)
  • Malabar gliding frog or less correctly Malabar flying frog, Rhacophorus malabaricus, a Rhacophorid tree frog species found in the Western Ghats of India
  • Malabar grey hornbill, Ocyceros griseus', a bird species endemic to the Western Ghats and associated hills of southern India
  • Malabar grouper, an Indo-Pacific species of fish in the family Serranidae
  • Malabar large-spotted civet, a civet
  • Malabar lark, Galerida malabarica, is a sedentary breeding bird in western India
  • Malabar pied hornbill, Anthracoceros coronatus, alias lesser pied hornbill, species in the hornbill family of tropical near-passerine birds, found in the Old World
  • Malabar spiny dormouse, a species of muroid rodent endemic to the Western Ghats of India
  • Malabar starling, Sturnia blythii, a bird species of starling found in southwest India, previously considered a subspecies of the chestnut-tailed starling
  • Malabar trevally, Carangoides malabaricus, alias Malabar jack, Malabar kingfish and nakedshield kingfish, a species of large inshore marine fish of the jack family, Carangidae
  • Malabar trogon, a species of bird in the trogon family
  • Malabar whistling-thrush, Myophonus horsfieldii, alias whistling schoolboy, a bird species in the thrush family Turdidae


In art, culture, education and entertainment[edit]




  • Malabar Hill Club, a sports club based in Mumbai (Bombay), India
  • Port Malabar Invitational, a golf tournament on the LPGA Tour from 1968 to 1969, played at the Port Malabar Country Club in Palm Bay, Florida, USA
  • Malabar United FC, a football club, registered in Kochi, which has its training base in Kozhikode, in Kerala state, India
  • Malabar Premier League, a football league in the Malabar region of South India

Other Institutions[edit]


Other uses[edit]

  • Malabar Migration, the large-scale migration from Central-South Kerala to northern regions of Kerala called Malabar in the 20th century
  • Malabar (Naval Exercise) alias Exercise Malabar, a multilateral naval exercise involving the United States, India, Japan, Australia and Singapore
  • Malabarismo, Spanish for the art and skill of juggling, a balancing (circus) act