ban·​de·​role | \ ˈban-də-ˌrōl How to pronounce banderole (audio) \
variants: or banderol

Definition of banderole

1 : a long narrow forked flag or streamer
2 : a long scroll bearing an inscription or a device

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during the festival this ancient Italian city is bestrewn with banderoles celebrating its illustrious medieval heritage
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First Known Use of banderole

1562, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for banderole

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

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“Banderole.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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