Definition of cornrows in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkôrnˌrōz/

plural noun

A style of braiding and plaiting the hair in narrow strips to form geometric patterns on the scalp.
Example sentences
  • Barbara Dement of the Shear Madness Salon in Washington, D.C., created these get-up-and-go cornrows by twisting the hair instead of braiding it.
  • Avoid styles that cause too much tension with prolonged wear, like tight ponytails and cornrows.
  • Patrice had her hair braided into cornrows by a couple of girls.

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Syllabification: corn·rows

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