any of various types of signaling systems using flags, mechanical arms, etc. —semaphorist, n. —semaphoric, semaphorical, adj.telelograph
a modified version of the semaphore, introduced at the end of the eighteenth century.
a standard bearer.
the study of flags and flag design. —vexillologist,n. —vexillological,adj.vexillum1. a military Standard or banner carried by ancient Roman troops.
2. the men serving under such a banner.
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