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guidon

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noun gui·don \ˈgī-ˌdän, -dən\

Definition of guidon

  1. 1 :  a small flag; especially :  one borne by a military unit as a unit marker

  2. 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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