banderole

See also: Banderole and banderolé

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NounEdit

banderole (plural banderoles)

  1. A little banner, flag, or streamer.
    • 1786, Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, page 47:
      Lances were ornamented with a banderole near the point, which gave them a handsome appearance, these were also called pencells.
    • 1819, Sir Walter Scott, Ivanhoe:
      From the extremity of which fluttered a small banderole or streamer bearing a cross.
  2. (architecture) A flat band with an inscription, common in Renaissance buildings.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian banderuola.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɑ̃.dʁɔl/
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NounEdit

banderole f (plural banderoles)

  1. banner (in political demonstration)
  2. banderole (in the sense of "streamer, little banner, little flag")
  3. streamer (as a decoration)
  4. (architecture) banderole (flat band with an inscription)

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