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[ ban-did ]


  1. marked or fitted with a band or bands.
  2. 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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Other Words From

  • inter·banded adjective
  • un·banded adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of banded1

First recorded in 1480–90; band 2 + -ed 2

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Example Sentences

When it comes to mating, the banded mongoose (Mungos mungo) likes to keep things in the family.

So, why would a species like the banded mongoose favor breeding between relatives?

But she said through the accusations from Rome and the hurt they caused, the American sisters have banded together.

The groups eventually banded together and reached the South Pole on December 13, 2013.

In January, a group of investment banks banded together to establish criteria for green bonds.

Gneiss is a similar mixture, but characterised by the predominance of mica, and by its banded structure.

That paper banded to the flashlight device had carried a Seventh Avenue address.

It is probable, therefore, that the eight-banded is the male and the nine-banded the female.

Piso says, that the flesh of the six banded is not eatable; and Nieremberg affirms, that it is unwholesome and pernicious.

At our resting place of noon the banded rattlesnake (C. horridus) occurred, and five young turkies were procured by the hunters.





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