stephane

noun
steph·​a·​ne | \ ˈstefə(ˌ)nē \
plural -s

Definition of stephane

: 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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History and Etymology for stephane

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

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“Stephane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stephane. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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