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pennon Syllabification: pen·non
Pronunciation: /ˈpenən/

Definition of pennon in English:

noun

Another term for pennant (sense 2).

Origin

Late Middle English: from Old French, from a derivative of Latin penna 'feather'.

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  • pennant from early 17th century:

    This word for a flag is a blend of pendant and late Middle English pennon. The latter is a less common word for a ‘flag’, ultimately from Latin penna ‘feather’ ( see pen).

Derivatives

pennoned

1
adjective
Example sentences
  • However, it is possible that such leggings, as well as pennoned spears were used in the Mycenaean sphere before that time.

Words that rhyme with pennon

Lennon, tenon

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