- Historical a small flag or pennant carried by the guide of mounted cavalry
- the identification flag of a military unit or the soldier carrying it
Origin of guidonFrench from Italian guidone from guidare from guida: see guide
- A small flag or pennant carried as a standard by a military unit.
- A soldier bearing such a flag or pennant.
Origin of guidonFrench from Old French from Old Italian guidone from guidare to guide from Old Provençal guidar ; see guide .