Definition of Bindi

1. Noun. The “holy dot” traditionally worn on the forehead of married Hindu women. ¹



2. Noun. Makeup or jewellery worn in imitation of such a dot. ¹

3. Noun. (Australia slang) A tiny, sharp-needled seed often found on the ground in the bush. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bindi

1. a dot worn on the forehead by women in India [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bindi

bind over
bind up
bindaas
bindable
binded
binder
binder's board
binder board
binder clip
binderies
binderless
binders
bindery
bindeth
bindheimite
bindi (current term)
bindii
bindiis
binding
binding constant
binding energy
binding knot
binding knots
binding on equip
binding on pickup
binding sites
bindingly
bindingness
bindingnesses

Literary usage of Bindi

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1. A Cyclopædic Dictionary of the Mang'anja Language Spoken in British Central by David Clement Ruffelle Scott (1892)
"A-ndo-ti bindi hindi, kit nka ku mju- ml>a za eni ... he goes bindi bindi (frequently), going to other people's houses again and again. ..."

2. Progress Report by Geological Survey of Victoria, Family Planning Victoria (1884)
"NOTES ON THE MARBLE BEDS AT bindi. (By the Land Officer at Omeo.) Old-Hut Creek, or the left-hand branch of an eastern affluent of the Tambo River, ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria by Royal Society of Victoria (Melbourne, Vic.), Royal Society of Victoria (1905)
"Devonian, bindi. Près. AW Howitt. 4a, type specimen, showing high cardinal area, ... Brachial valve of another specimen, bindi. From Mines Dept. (Coll. ..."

4. Readings on the Paradiso of Dante: Chiefly Based on the Commentary of by William Warren Vernon, Dante Alighieri (1900)
"Non ha Fiorenza tanti Lapi e bindi,* Quante sì fatte favole per anno In ... Florence has not so many Lapi and bindi, as every * Lapi e bindi : Lapo was the ..."

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