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Oriflamme

Oriflamme the sacred scarlet silk banner of St Denis given to early French kings on setting out for war by the abbot of St Denis; in extend use, a principle or ideal that serves as a rallying point in a struggle. Recorded from late Middle English, the word comes via Old French from Latin aurum ‘gold’ + flamma ‘flame’.

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oriflamme sacred banner of St. Denis, of red or orange-coloured silk. XV (also -flambe). — (O)F. oriflambe, -flamme, in medL. auriflamma, f. aurum gold + flamma FLAME.

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