banderole


ban·de·role

noun \ˈban-də-ˌrōl\

Definition of BANDEROLE

1
:  a long narrow forked flag or streamer
2
:  a long scroll bearing an inscription or a device

Variants of BANDEROLE

ban·de·role or ban·de·rol \ˈban-də-ˌrōl\

Examples of BANDEROLE

  1. <during the festival this ancient Italian city is bestrewn with banderoles celebrating its illustrious medieval heritage>

Origin of BANDEROLE

French banderole, from Italian banderuola, diminutive of bandiera banner, from Old Occitan bandiera, from Old French baniere — more at banner
First Known Use: 1562

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