bandeau

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbændəʊ/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(ban dō, bandō)


Inflections of 'bandeau' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": bandeaux

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ban•deau  (ban dō, bandō),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -deaux 
    (ban dō, bandō),USA pronunciation 
  1. Clothinga headband, esp. one worn about the forehead.
  2. Clothinga narrow brassiere.
  • Latin -illus diminutive suffix
  • French; Old French bandel, equivalent. to bande band2 + -el
  • 1700–10

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
bandeau /ˈbændəʊ/ n ( pl -deaux / -dəʊz/)
  1. a narrow band of ribbon, velvet, etc, worn round the head
Etymology: 18th Century: from French, from Old French bandel a little band²
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