pennoncel

noun
pen·​non·​cel | \ ˈpe-nən-ˌsel How to pronounce pennoncel (audio) \
variants: or penoncel

Definition of pennoncel

: a small pennon used in late medieval or Renaissance times

First Known Use of pennoncel

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pennoncel

Middle English penoncell, from Anglo-French penuncel, diminutive of penun

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“Pennoncel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pennoncel. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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