banded

[ ban-did ]
/ ˈbæn dɪd /

adjective

marked or fitted with a band or bands.
Architecture. (of a column, door architrave, etc.) having the regular flutings, moldings, or the like interrupted at regular intervals by projecting blocks or drums.

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Origin of banded

First recorded in 1480–90; band2 + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM banded

in·ter·band·ed, adjectiveun·band·ed, adjective
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