Pronunciation: (ban'ur-it, -u-ret"), [key]
1. Hist.a knight who could bring a company of followers into the field under his own banner.
2. a rank of knighthood; knight banneret.
Pronunciation: (ban"u-ret'), [key]
a small banner. Also,ban"ner•ette'.
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