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Meaning of BANDEAU

Pronunciation:  ban'dow

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  an undergarment worn by women to support their breasts

BANDEAU is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: bra, brassiere
 See Also: shoulder strap, strap, undergarment, uplift



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ban"deau\ (b[a^]n"d[=o]), n.; pl. {Bandeaux}
    (b[a^]n"d[=o]z). [F.]
    A narrow band or fillet; a part of a head-dress.
          Around the edge of this cap was a stiff bandeau of
          leather.                                 --Sir W.
  2. \Ban*deau"\, n.; pl. {-deaux}. [F.]
    A narrow band or fillet, as for the hair, part of a
    headdress, etc.
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