verb (used with object), hen·naed, hen·na·ing.
- henle's sheath,
- henle's tubule,
- henley, william ernest,
- hennepin, louis,
Origin of henna
Examples from the Web for henna
It looked like a child's hair dyed with henna, as one sees it in Algeria.The Works of Theophile Gautier, Volume 5|Theophile Gautier
First the henna wig was pulled off and Josie brushed out her neat sandy braids that had been tightly coiled around her head.Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman|Emma Speed Sampson
Antonia, a round-faced woman, hair dyed red with henna, pulled her robe around her.The Saracen: The Holy War|Robert Shea
Her hair is finer than silk, red with henna, and abundant as the foliage of the young cypress tree.Khaled, A Tale of Arabia|F. Marion Crawford
They make a thick paste of henna, leave it on for two hours, and then wash it off.Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume I (of 2)|Isabella L. Bird
Word Origin for henna
c.1600, "dye or cosmetic from the henna plant," from Arabic hinna, name for the small thorny tree (Egyptian Privet, Lawsonia inermis), the leaves of which are used to make the reddish dye; said to be of Persian origin. Related: Hennaed (1860).