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colorbearer

[ kuhl-er-bair-er ]
/ ˈkʌl ərˌbɛər ər /
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noun

a person who carries the colors or standard, especially of a military body.Compare guidon (def. 2).

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Origin of colorbearer

First recorded in 1890–95; color + bearer
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