[ kawrn-roh ]
/ ˈkɔrnˌroʊ /
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a type of braid, originating in Africa, in which a narrow strip of hair is plaited tightly against the scalp from front to back or from side to side.
Usually cornrows. a hairstyle consisting of such braids in close parallel rows.
verb (used with object)
to arrange (hair) in cornrows.
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How to use cornrow in a sentence
Emerging a minute later at the end of the corn row, Penny saw the stable only a few yards away.The Clock Strikes Thirteen|Mildred A. Wirt
She went down one corn row and up the next, pulling open the husks with her forepaws and examining each ear of the green corn.Strange Stories of the Great Valley|Abbie Johnston Grosvenor
Fig. 20 shows how the roots from one corn row intertangle with those of another.Agriculture for Beginners|Charles William Burkett
I know she will coax you out of leaving her side long enough to plow a corn row if you are not careful.A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties|Charles Major
So the young farmer got his home-made corn-row marker down to the river-bottom and began marking the piece that afternoon.Hiram The Young Farmer|Burbank L. Todd
British Dictionary definitions for cornrow
/ (ˈkɔːnˌrəʊ) /
a Black, originally African, hair-style in which the hair is plaited in close parallel rows, resembling furrows in a ploughed field
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