variants or Danebrog
plural -s
: a red swallow-tailed ensign bearing a white cross and being the national flag of Denmark
: the red rectangular Danish merchant flag

Word History


Danish Dannebrog, from Danne Danes (from Old Norse Dana, genitive plural of Danr Dane) + brog cloth, from Old Norse brōk

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“Dannebrog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dannebrog. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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