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 hair style consisting of such braids in close parallel rows.
verb (used with object)
to arrange (hair) in cornrows.
Origin of cornrow
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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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