Pronunciation Noun


  1. (countable) A shrub, Lawsonia inermis, having fragrant reddish flowers
  2. (countable) A reddish plant substance, prepared from the dried leaves of this plant, used for temporary tattoos and hair coloring. Hair colorings range from bright red to earth brown to near black.
  3. (countable and uncountable) A rich reddish-brown colour.
  • French: henné
  • Italian: alcanna, henné
  • Portuguese: hena
  • Russian: хна
Translations Translations
  • Russian: хна

henna (not comparable)

  1. Of a rich reddish-brown colour.

henna (hennas, present participle hennaing; past and past participle hennaed)

  1. (transitive) To dye or tattoo with henna.

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