Bandanna definition

băn-dănə
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A large handkerchief usually patterned and brightly colored.
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A large, colored handkerchief, usually with a figure or pattern.
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Alternative spelling of bandana.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
bandanna
Plural:
bandannas

Origin of bandanna

  • Probably Portuguese from Hindi bāndhnū tie-dyeing from bāndhnā to tie from Sanskrit bandhati he ties bhendh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition