[ ban-er-muh n ]
/ ˈbæn ər mən /

noun, plural ban·ner·men.

a person who carries a flag or banner; standard-bearer.


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Origin of bannerman

First recorded in 1400–50, bannerman is from the late Middle English word baner(e)man. See banner, -man

usage note for bannerman

See -man. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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