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bandanna

[ban-dan-uh] /bænˈdæn ə/
noun
1.
a large, printed handkerchief, typically one with white spots or figures on a red or blue background.
2.
any large scarf for the neck or head.
Also, bandana.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; earlier bandanno (second syllable unstressed) < Hindi bā̃dhnū tie dyeing
Related forms
bandannaed
[ban-dan-uh d] /bænˈdæn əd/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for band-anna

bandanna

/bænˈdænə/
noun
1.
a large silk or cotton handkerchief or neckerchief
Word Origin
C18: from Hindi bāndhnū tie-dyeing, from bāndhnā to tie, from Sanskrit bandhnāti he ties
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