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henna

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noun hen·na \ˈhen-ə\

Medical Definition of henna

  1. 1:  an Old World tropical shrub or small tree (Lawsonia inermis) of the loosestrife family (Lythraceae) with clusters of fragrant white flowers

  2. 2:  a reddish brown dye obtained from the leaves of the henna plant and used especially on hair and in temporary tattoos




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