band·​ed ˈban-dəd How to pronounce banded (audio)
: having or marked with bands

Examples of banded in a Sentence

a hawk with a banded tail the red, black, and yellow banded king snake is sometimes mistaken for the venomous coral snake
Recent Examples on the Web Unlike many other sea snakes that give birth to live young, the banded sea krait lays eggs on land in the sand. Jake Parks, Discover Magazine, 7 Nov. 2023 For instance, the researchers found the banded ground cuckoo already in 30-year-old recovery forests. WIRED, 17 Oct. 2023 In addition, Second Chance sells banded merchandise, like a dog toy beer can, pint glasses and clothing for adults, from which the company says 1% of all sales go to local dog rescue organizations. Carlos Rico, San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 Nov. 2023 In the coming year, this will be the best time to see the planet: its four huge Galilean moons will be easily spotted in binoculars, and the banded storms striping its face will be visible in small telescopes. Phil Plait, Scientific American, 20 Oct. 2023 And the banded high-rise bottom with gentle tummy compression is flattering, too. Daley Quinn, Verywell Health, 13 Sep. 2023 In August 2021, the venomous 6-foot-long West African banded cobra escaped its enclosure in the 1800 block of Cherry Street in Grand Prairie. Zaeem Shaikh, Dallas News, 8 Aug. 2023 Personal trainers shared 18 different moves with SELF to help minimize the aches and pains that come with sitting in the same place for hours at a time, including banded squats, glute bridges, a calf stretch, and a classic child’s pose. Katie Way, SELF, 7 Aug. 2023 Underwire bras are known for digging into the skin, which is why this elastic banded option is the ideal alternative for not only travel days, but everyday wear as well. Merrell Readman, Travel + Leisure, 12 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1787, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of banded was in 1787

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“Banded.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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