gonfalonier

[gon-fuh-luh-neer]

Origin of gonfalonier

1580–90; < French < Italian gonfaloniere. See gonfalon, -ier2
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gonfalonier

noun
  1. the chief magistrate or other official of a medieval Italian republic, esp the bearer of the republic's gonfalon
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