[pen-uh nt] /ˈpɛn ənt/
a long, tapering flag or burgee of distinctive form and special significance, borne on naval or other vessels and used in signaling or for identification.
any relatively long, tapering flag.
a flag serving as an emblem of victory or championship, especially in baseball.
Music. 1 (def 12a).
Nautical. (def 6).
a type of pennon, esp one flown from vessels as identification or for signalling
(mainly US & Canadian, Austral)
(nautical) another word for pendant (sense 5)
same as flag1 (sense 10)
1610s, “rope for hoisting,” probably a blend of pendant in the nautical sense of “suspended rope” and pennon. Use for “flag on a warship” first recorded 1690s; “flag symbolizing a sports championship” (especially baseball) is from 1880; as a synonym for “championship” it was first used 1915.
[pen-eyt] /ˈpɛn eɪt/ adjective 1. winged; feathered. /ˈpɛneɪt/ adjective (biology) 1. having feathers, wings, or winglike structures 2. another word for pinnate pennate pen·nate (pěn’āt’) adj.
[pen-ey] /ˈpɛn eɪ/ noun, plural penne. 1. a type of tubular pasta having diagonally cut ends. /ˈpɛnɪ/ noun 1. pasta in the form of short tubes
[pen] /pɛn/ noun 1. any of various instruments for writing or drawing with ink or a similar substance. 2. a detachable metal penpoint, filled by dipping or with a quill; nib. 3. such a penpoint with its penholder. 4. fountain pen. 5. ball-point pen. 6. the pen as the instrument of writing or authorship: The […]
[pen-l] /ˈpɛn l/ noun 1. Joseph, 1860–1926, U.S. etcher, illustrator, and writer.