A term applied to various articles, as: A peculiar striped scarf worn by the pope at mass, and by eastern bishops. A maniple.

Alternative forms: fannel, phanon, etc.

Origin: F. Fanon, LL. Fano, fr. OHG. Fano banner cloth, G. Fahne banner. See Vane, and cf. Fanion, Confalon.

(01 Mar 1998)

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