Meaning of henna tattooing in English:

henna tattooing

Pronunciation /ˈhɛnə təˌtuːɪŋ/ /ˈhɛnə taˌtuːɪŋ/ /ˌhɛnə təˈtuːɪŋ/

noun

  • The art or practice of applying henna paste to the skin to create temporary tattoos.

    Decorating the skin with henna paste is traditional in North Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia; during the 1990s henna tattoos became popular elsewhere.

Origin

1990s; earliest use found in Usenet (newsgroups). From henna + tattooing, after henna tattoo.