banderole

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noun ban·de·role \ˈban-də-ˌrōl\

Definition of banderole

  1. 1 :  a long narrow forked flag or streamer

  2. 2 :  a long scroll bearing an inscription or a device

Examples of banderole in a sentence

  1. <during the festival this ancient Italian city is bestrewn with banderoles celebrating its illustrious medieval heritage>

Variants of banderole

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banderol

Origin and Etymology of banderole

French banderole, from Italian banderuola, diminutive of bandiera banner, from Old Occitan bandiera, from Old French baniere — more at banner


First Known Use: 1562


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