guidon


gui·don

noun \ˈgī-ˌdän, -dən\

Definition of GUIDON

1
:  a small flag; especially :  one borne by a military unit as a unit marker
2
:  one who carries a guidon

Examples of GUIDON

  1. <each army command unit flew a different color guidon, though they were all the same shape>

Origin of GUIDON

Middle French, from guide
First Known Use: 1530

Rhymes with GUIDON

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