- a fabric with horizontal stripes of brilliant colors.
Origin of bayadere
Examples from the Web for bayadere
Historical Examples of bayadere
We also honored with our presence the bayadere communities, where only women dwell.Told by the Death's Head
Bayadere, a dancing-girl in India, dressed in loose Eastern costume.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
Edited by Rev. James Wood
And Bettina, the bayadere, who imitates Mignon's egg-dance, has nothing whatever to do with work.
The reflection of a greater thing claimed her and taught her, held her like a bayadere in a temple court.Foes
Close by, a mat, as pretty as the bayadere who once lay upon it, still gave out a faint scent of sandal wood.The Magic Skin
Honore de Balzac
- a dancing girl, esp one serving in a Hindu temple
- a fabric or design with horizontal stripes, esp of a bright colour
- (of fabric, etc) having horizontal stripes