Pennon definition

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A pennant, banner, or flag.
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A pinion; a wing.
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A long, narrow, triangular or swallow-tailed flag borne on a lance as an ensign, as formerly by knights and lancers.
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Any flag or pennant.
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A pinion; wing.
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A thin triangular flag or streamer, especially as hung from the end of a lance or spear.
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(nautical) A pennant; a long pointed streamer or flag on a vessel.
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A wing; a pinion.

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A long narrow banner or streamer borne upon a lance.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
pennon
Plural:
pennons

Origin of pennon

  • Middle English from Old French penon streamer, feather of an arrow augmentative of penne feather from Latin penna pet- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Anglo-Norman penun, penoun, from Old French penne (“feather") + -on diminutive suffix.

    From Wiktionary