banded

adjective band·ed \ ˈban-dəd \

Definition of banded

: having or marked with bands

Examples of banded in a Sentence

  1. a hawk with a banded tail

  2. the red, black, and yellow banded king snake is sometimes mistaken for the venomous coral snake

First Known Use of banded

1787

banded Synonyms

Synonyms

barred, streaked, striped;

Related Words

corded, tabby;


BANDED Defined for English Language Learners

banded

Definition of banded for English Language Learners

  • : having or marked by narrow strips of different color : having or marked by bands



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