"banded" in the verb sense
bind or tie together, as with a band
2. ring, band
attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify
"band the geese to observe their migratory patterns"
"banded" in the adjective sense
identified with a band especially around a leg
"kept watch for the return of their banded birds"
marked with bands or strips of contrasting color or texture
"a banded rock"
characterized by a band of especially white around the body
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