Origin of cummerbund
Examples from the Web for cummerbund
Sir Cummerbund graciously remarked; "why, the bird is stiff and cold already!"Baboo Jabberjee, B.A.|F. Anstey
Word Origin for cummerbund
1610s, from Hindi kamarband "loin band," from Persian kamar "waist" + band "something that ties," from Avestan banda- "bond, fetter," from PIE root *bhendh- "to bind" (see bend (v.)).