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banneret

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noun, often capitalized ban·ner·et \ˈba-nə-rət, ˌba-nə-ˈret\

Definition of banneret

  1. :  a knight leading his vassals into the field under his own banner

Origin and Etymology of banneret

Middle English baneret, from Anglo-French, from banere


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banneret

noun ban·ner·et
variants: or less commonly

bannerette

Definition of banneret

  1. :  a small banner

First Known Use of banneret

14th century


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