distinguishing pennant

noun

Definition of distinguishing pennant

: any of a number of pennants that various naval officers are entitled to fly as an indication of their rank or command (as the broad pennant of a British commodore or a command pennant in the U.S. Navy)

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“Distinguishing pennant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/distinguishing%20pennant. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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