henna
Pronunciation Noun

henna

  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.
     
Translations
  • French: henné
  • Italian: alcanna, henné
  • Portuguese: hena
  • Russian: хна
Translations Translations
  • Russian: хна
Adjective

henna (not comparable)

  1. Of a rich reddish-brown colour.
Verb

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

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



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