Henna meaning

hĕnə
A moderate or strong reddish brown to strong brown.
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To dye (hair or skin, for example) with henna.
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An Old World plant (Lawsonia inermis) of the loosestrife family, with minute, white or red flowers having the fragrance of roses.
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A dye extracted from the leaves of this plant, often used to tint the hair auburn.
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Reddish brown.
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Reddish-brown.
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To tint with henna.
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A shrub, Lawsonia inernis, having fragrant reddish flowers.
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A reddish plant substance, prepared from the dried leaves of this plant, used for temporary tattoos and hair coloring. Hair colorings range from bright red to earth brown to near black.
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A rich reddish-brown colour.

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Of a rich reddish-brown colour.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
henna
Plural:
hennas

Origin of henna

  • Arabic ḥinnā’ ḥana’a to become green

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

  • From Arabic حِنّاء (ḥinnāʾ), the name of the tree used to make the dye, probably from Persian.

    From Wiktionary