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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: , plural of insigne 'mark, sign', from signum; SIGN1

insignia

noun
     
Related topics: Military
in‧sig‧ni‧a plural insignia [countable]
PM a badge or sign that shows what official or military rank someone has, or which group or organization they belong to [↪ emblem]:
the royal insignia
military insignia

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