a horizontal surgical incision in the lower abdomen, often used for a hysterectomy or a Cesarean delivery, so called because it leaves a less noticeable scar than does a vertical incision.
- Bikini scar
a horizontal scar on the lower abdomen in the area where a bikini would be worn, usually resulting from a Caesarean section.
- Bikini wax
the process of removing pubic hair from the exposed skin around the edges of a bikini by applying hot wax to the areas. noun Word Origin
noun a variant spelling of bickie
Stephen Bantu (“Steve”) 1946–77, South African antiapartheid activist killed in police custody. noun Steven Bantu, known as Steve. 1946–77, Black South African civil rights leader: founder of the South African Students Organization. His death in police custody caused worldwide concern