Vexilloid

a rigid sign carried on a pole, especially those used by ancient Roman legions as unit identifiers; the forerunners of modern flags.

vexilloid

vexilloid An object that functions as a flag but differs from it in some respect, usually in appearance. Vexilloids are characteristic of traditional societies and often consist of a staff with an emblem, such as a carved animal, at the top. Vexilloids of the Roman Empire were sophisticated in design and usage. Animals were used on standards until...
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Vexilloid

`Vexilloid` is a term used tenuously to describe vexillary (flag-like) objects used by countries, organizations, or individuals as a form of representation other than flags. Coined by Whitney Smith in 1958, he defined a vexilloid as: The strictest definition specified in the ultimate sentence describes a vexillum. In a broader sense (that is, ta.....
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