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pennoncel

noun pen·non·cel \ˈpe-nən-ˌsel\

Definition of pennoncel

  1. :  a small pennon used in late medieval or Renaissance times



Variants of pennoncel

or penoncel play \ˈpe-nən-ˌsel\

Origin of pennoncel

Middle English penoncell, from Anglo-French penuncel, diminutive of penun


First Known Use: 14th century


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