Definition of bindi in English:

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bindi

Pronunciation: /ˈbɪndiː/

noun (plural bindis)

A decorative mark worn in the middle of the forehead by Indian women, especially Hindus.
Example sentences
  • I was wearing a bindi (a Hindu mark on the forehead) that day.
  • A black bindi is often worn before marriage to ward off the evil eye.
  • For example, whenever I am in India, my aunt makes sure I wear a bindi on my forehead.

Origin

From Hindi bindī.

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