henna

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حِنّاء (ḥinnāʾ), the name of the tree used to make the dye, probably from Persian.

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Noun[edit]

henna (plural hennas)

  1. A shrub, Lawsonia inernis, having fragrant reddish flowers
  2. A reddish plant substance, prepared from the dried leaves of this plant, used for temporary tattoos and hair coloring. Hair colorings range from bright red to earth brown to near black.
  3. A rich reddish-brown colour.
    henna colour:    

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Adjective[edit]

henna (not comparable)

  1. Of a rich reddish-brown colour.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

henna

  1. henna (substance)

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hanjō (hen)

Noun[edit]

henna f

  1. hen