guidon

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noun gui·don \ ˈgī-ˌdän , -dᵊn \

Definition of guidon

1 :a small flag; especially :one borne by a military unit as a unit marker
2 :one who carries a guidon

Examples of guidon in a Sentence

  1. each army command unit flew a different color guidon, though they were all the same shape

Origin and Etymology of guidon

Middle French, from guide



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