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henna

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noun hen·na \ ˈhe-nə \

Definition of henna

1 :a reddish-brown dye obtained from leaves of the henna plant and used especially on hair and in temporary tattoos
2 :an Old World tropical shrub or small tree (Lawsonia inermis) of the loosestrife family with small opposite leaves and panicles of fragrant usually white flowers

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Origin and Etymology of henna

Arabic ḥinnā'


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henna

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Definition of henna

transitive verb
:to dye with henna
  • a woman with hennaed hair

First Known Use of henna

1919


HENNA Defined for English Language Learners

henna

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noun

Definition of henna for English Language Learners

  • : a reddish-brown dye used especially for coloring hair or skin


Medical Dictionary

henna

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noun hen·na \ ˈhen-ə \

medical Definition of henna

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