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hennanoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈhen.ə/
a reddish-brown dye , used mainly for changing the colour of the hair and skin

hennaverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈhen.ə/ (past participle hennaing, past tense and past participle hennaed)
to put henna on the hair or skin in order to change its colour: Is her hair hennaed or is that a natural red?
Translations of “henna”
in Chinese (Traditional) 棕紅色染劑…
in Chinese (Simplified) 散沫花染剂,棕红色染剂…
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