The definition of a ribbon is a thin strip of silk or rayon fabric with finished images.(noun)
An example of a ribbon is what a young girl might use to tie up her hair.
See ribbon in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME riban < MFr riban, ruban < ? MDu ringband, collar < ring, ring + band, akin to band
See ribbon in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English ribban, riban
Origin: , from Old French ruban
Origin: , probably of Germanic origin; see bhendh- in Indo-European roots.
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