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a fabric with horizontal stripes of brilliant colors.
Historical Examples

We also honored with our presence the bayadere communities, where only women dwell.
Told by the Death’s Head Mr Jkai

bayadere, a dancing-girl in India, dressed in loose Eastern costume.
The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood

Close by, a mat, as pretty as the bayadere who once lay upon it, still gave out a faint scent of sandal wood.
The Magic Skin Honore de Balzac

And Bettina, the bayadere, who imitates Mignon’s egg-dance, has nothing whatever to do with work.
Main Currents in Nineteenth Century Literature – 6. Young Germany Georg Brandes

The reflection of a greater thing claimed her and taught her, held her like a bayadere in a temple court.
Foes Mary Johnston

a dancing girl, esp one serving in a Hindu temple
a fabric or design with horizontal stripes, esp of a bright colour
(of fabric, etc) having horizontal stripes


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