pennon

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noun pen·non \ˈpe-nən\

Definition of pennon

  1. 1a :  a long usually triangular or swallow-tailed streamer typically attached to the head of a lance as an ensignb :  pennant 1a

  2. 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


First Known Use: 14th century



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