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ban·de·role or ban·de·rol  audio  (bnd-rl) KEY  also ban·ne·rol  (bn-rl) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. A narrow forked flag or streamer attached to a staff or lance or flown from a ship's masthead.
  2. A representation of a ribbon or scroll bearing an inscription.

ETYMOLOGY:
French, from Italian banderuola, diminutive of bandiera, banner, from Vulgar Latin *bandria ; see banner


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