gonfalonier

noun
gon·​fa·​lon·​ier | \ ¦gänfəˌlä¦ni(ə)r, -lə¦n- \
plural -s

Definition of gonfalonier

1 : one who bears the gonfalon : standard-bearer specifically : a papal official at Rome who bears the standard of the church
2 : the chief magistrate or other official of any of several republics in medieval Italy

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History and Etymology for gonfalonier

Italian gonfaloniere, from Old Italian, from Old French gonfanonier, gonfalonier, from gonfanon, gonfalon + -ier -er

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“Gonfalonier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gonfalonier. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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