As a proper noun bunting
is a botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist rh bunting (fl 1923).
As a noun pennant is
a flag normally used by naval vessels to represent a special condition.
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Possibly from dialect , hence the material used for that purpose.
Strips of material used as festive decoration, especially in the colours of the national flag.
(nautical) A thin cloth of woven wool from which flags are made; it is light enough to spread in a gentle wind but resistant to fraying in a strong wind.
Flags considered as a group.
Any of various songbirds, mostly of the genus Emberiza , having short bills and brown or gray plumage.
* corn bunting
* indigo bunting
* painted bunting
* reed bunting
* snow bunting
A flag normally used by naval vessels to represent a special condition.
# The broad pennant flown by commodores.
# The church pennant indicating religious services are taking place aboard ship.
# The commissioning pennant flown on ceremonial occasions.
(sports) The winning of a competition, represented by a flag.
A rope or strap to which a purchase is hooked.
- The New York Yankees have won the American League pennant far more often than any other team.
Not to be confused with pedant (one overly concerned with correctness), nor with pendant (a piece of jewellery).