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hen·na

 (hĕn′ə)
n.
1.
a. A tree or shrub (Lawsonia inermis) of the Middle East, having fragrant white or reddish flowers.
b. A reddish-brown dyestuff prepared from the dried and ground leaves of this plant, used especially in South and Southwest Asia and North Africa to color leather and fabrics, to dye hair, and to decorate the skin.
c. A design drawn on the skin with this dyestuff.
2. A moderate or strong reddish brown to strong brown.
tr.v. hen·naed, hen·na·ing, hen·nas
To dye (hair or skin, for example) with henna.

[Arabic ḥinnā'; akin to ḥana'a, to become green.]

hen′na adj.

hennaed

(ˈhɛnəd)
adj
dyed or patterned with henna
Translations

hennaed

[ˈhenəd] ADJ [hair] → alheñado

hennaed

[ˈhɛnəd] adj [hair, hands] → passé(e) au hennéhen night hen party n (British)enterrement m de vie de jeune fillehen-pecked henpecked [ˈhɛnpɛkt] adj
a henpecked husband → un mari dominé par sa femme
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Fifteen years ago, everyone really did get their hands hennaed, a cumbersome procedure that involved having a golf-ball-sized piece of henna secured between the palm and the bent fingers, then tied in place with a rag so that the staining effect could take place overnight.
Madonna, left, had her hands hennaed for the video of her hit, Frozen; Naomi Campbell regularly has her feet decorated and Gwen Stefani, of the pop group No Doubt, is rarely seen in public without a bindi and an elaborate design on her belly.