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oriflamme

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noun ori·flamme \ˈȯr-ə-ˌflam, ˈär-\

Definition of oriflamme

  1. :  a banner, symbol, or ideal inspiring devotion or courage



Origin of oriflamme

Middle English oriflamble, the banner of St. Denis, from Middle French, from Old French ori flambe, small flag


First Known Use: 1600


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