al·​fe·​rez | \ al-ˈfer-əs, -ˈfir-\
plural alfereces\ ˌal-​fə-​ˈrā-​sēz , -​səz \ also alferez

Definition of alferez

: ensign, standard-bearer used as a military title

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First Known Use of alferez

1769, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alferez

Spanish alférez, from Arabic al-fāris the horseman, from faras horse

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