Definition of cornrow
1 : a section of hair which is braided usually flat to the scalp
2 : a hairstyle in which the hair is divided into cornrow sections arranged in rows
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Since the Kardashians-Jenners first rose to fame, they've been lauded left and right as revolutionary for embracing looks black women have been overlooked or outright degraded for — looks that run the gamut from cornrows to full lips.
Kylie, meanwhile, has long faced similar accusations for styling her hair in cornrows on various occasions.
Dada tenderly plaits Hussainia’s bushy hair into neat cornrows.
Before Iverson, measuring six feet at his highest cornrow, undersized guards who could really score were alien.
Like Jones, Amos is light-skinned with dark cornrows.
Ken went and got himself a man bun, and cornrows, and one blond style that looks like Justin Bieber cut his own hair with kiddie scissors.
Ken will also get seven new skin tones and nine new hairstyles, including cornrows, a fade and a man bun.
In booking photos, the two men looked nearly identical, with the same facial hair and cornrows.
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