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1. A band passed around the belly of an animal to secure something.
2. An encircling band for holding in a baby's protruding navel.
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(Agriculture) a strap around the belly of a draught animal, holding the shafts of a vehicle
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1. a band worn around the belly, as of a harnessed horse or of an infant to protect the navel.
2. a protective band around a package.
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A part of horse harness. (See also Belly button band.)
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|Noun||1.||bellyband - a cloth band that is worn around the waist (as on infants until the navel has healed)|
band - a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)
|2.||bellyband - a strap around the belly of a draft animal holding the shafts of a wagon|
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