gonfalon

noun gon·fa·lon \ ˈgän-fə-ˌlän , -lən \

Definition of gonfalon

1 :the ensign of certain princes or states (such as the medieval republics of Italy)
2 :a flag that hangs from a crosspiece or frame

Origin and Etymology of gonfalon

Italian gonfalone


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