Definition of bellyband in English:

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bellyband

Pronunciation: /ˈbɛlɪband/

noun

1A band placed around the belly, especially one used to harness a horse to the shafts of a cart.
Example sentences
  • As soon as he had finished eating, he told me to go out and get the bellyband off the harness.
  • The martingale is that piece of leather going from the chinstrap of the bridle to either the chest strap or the bellyband.
  • A broad leather bellyband prevented the cart from tipping backwards.
2A band wrapped around an item of merchandise, especially a book or magazine.
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