stephane

noun steph·a·ne \ ˈstefə(ˌ)nē \

Definition of stephane

plural -s
:a headdress that consists of a metal band widest in the middle over the forehead and growing narrower toward the temples and that is often seen in ancient Greek statues of divinities

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Origin and Etymology of stephane

Greek stephanē, from stephein to put round one's head


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