from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A strip or stripe of a contrasting color or material.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A pattern of band-like markings.
  • noun A technique used in the study of wild birds, by attaching a small, individually numbered, metal or plastic tag to their legs or wings.
  • verb Present participle of band.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
  • noun a stripe or stripes of contrasting color


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