gonfalon[gän′fə län′, -lən]
gonfalon definition by Webster's New World
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a flag hanging from a crosspiece instead of an upright staff, usually ending in streamers; esp., such a standard of any of the medieval republics of Italy
Origin of gonfalonFrench ; from Old French gonfanon, banner ; from Frankish an unverified form gundfano, battle standard (akin to Old English guthfana) ; from gund, battle (akin to Old English guth: see defend) + fano (OE fana), banner: see fanon
gonfalon definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A banner suspended from a crosspiece, especially as a standard in an ecclesiastical procession or as the ensign of a medieval Italian republic.
Origin of gonfalonItalian gonfalone, of Germanic origin; see gwhen- in Indo-European roots.
gonfalon definition by Wiktionary
From Italian gonfalone.