gumphion

gumphion
noun or gumpheon (-s)
Etymology: Middle English (Scots) gumfioun, gunfioun gonfanon, alteration of Middle English gonfanoun — more at gonfanon
obs Scotland : a funeral banner

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gumphion /gumˈfi-ən/ (obsolete Scot)
noun
A kind of banner formerly carried in funeral processions
ORIGIN:gonfanon

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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