Bande d'étoffe fixée ŕ un mât.
ETYM Old Eng. banere, Old Fren. baniere, French banničre, bandičre, from Late Lat. baniera, banderia, from bandum banner, from Old High Germ. bant band, strip of cloth; cf. bindan to bind, Goth. bandwa, bandwo, a sign. Related to Band.
Long strip of cloth for decoration or advertising; SYN. streamer.