< /bænˈdoʊz, ˈbæn doʊz/.

  1. a headband, especially one worn about the forehead.
  2. a narrow brassiere.

noun plural -deaux (-dəʊz)

  1. a narrow band of ribbon, velvet, etc, worn round the head
  2. a bikini top in the form of narrow band of material

1706, from French bandeau, from Old French bandel (12c.), diminutive of bande “band” (see band (n.1)).

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