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band (noun; Anglo-Saxon bindan, band): 1. A transverse marking broader than a line.

2. (Arthropoda: Insecta) a. In Diptera, the chromosome pairing of like chromomeres that produce the giant chromosomes. b. In male Lepidoptera, a descriptive term of a linear series of cornuti.