color-bearer

noun
col·​or-bear·​er | \ ˈkə-lər-ˌber-ər How to pronounce color-bearer (audio) \

Definition of color-bearer

: one who carries a color or standard especially in a military parade or drill

First Known Use of color-bearer

1677, in the meaning defined above

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“Color-bearer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/color-bearer. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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