plural -s
: gonfalon
especially : one beneath the head of a knight's lance

Word History


Middle English gonfanoun, from Middle French gonfanon gonfalon, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German gundfano war flag, from gund- battle, war + fano cloth

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“Gonfanon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gonfanon. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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