pennon

noun pen·non \ ˈpe-nən \

Definition of pennon

1 a : a long usually triangular or swallow-tailed streamer typically attached to the head of a lance as an ensign
b : pennant 1a
2 : wing, pinion

Examples of pennon in a Sentence

  1. pennons flew from the yachts gathered in the harbor for the festival

Origin and Etymology of pennon

Middle English, from Anglo-French penun, diminutive of penne quill, wing feather — more at pen



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