Insignia meaning

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A badge of office, rank, membership, or nationality; an emblem.
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Such a badge, emblem, etc.
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A patch or other object that indicates a person's official or military rank, or membership in a group or organization.
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Badges, emblems, or other distinguishing marks, as of rank, membership, etc.
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A symbol or token of personal power, status, or office, or of an official body of government or jurisdiction.
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A distinguishing sign.
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Origin of insignia

  • Latin īnsignia pl. of īnsigne badge of office, mark from neuter of īnsignis distinguished, marked in- in in–2 signum sign sekw-1 in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin īnsignia, nominative plural of īnsigne (“emblem, token, symbol”).
    From Wiktionary