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Webster 1913 Edition


Insignia

In-sig′ni-a

,
Noun.
pl.
[L.
insigne
, pl.
insignia
, fr.
insignis
distinguished by a mark; pref.
in-
in +
signum
a mark, sign. See
Ensign
,
Sign
.]
1.
Distinguishing marks of authority, office, or honor; badges; tokens; decorations;
as, the
insignia
of royalty or of an order
.
2.
Typical and characteristic marks or signs, by which anything is known or distinguished;
as, the
insignia
of a trade
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Insignia

INSIG'NIA

,
Noun.
[L. plu.] Badges or distinguishing marks of office or honor.
1.
Marks,signs or visible impressions, by which any thing is known or distinguished.

Definition 2022


insignia

insignia

See also: insígnia

English

Insignia of the Soviet/Russian space station Mir.

Noun

insignia (plural insignias)

  1. A patch or other object that indicates a person's official or military rank, or membership in a group or organization.
  2. A symbol or token of personal power, status, or office, or of an official body of government or jurisdiction.
    • Mary Shelley, chapter 6 in the first part of The Last Man:
      The former Protector tendered him the oaths, and presented him with the insignia of office, performing the ceremonies of instalation.

Translations


Latin

Noun

īnsignia

  1. nominative plural of īnsigne
  2. accusative plural of īnsigne
  3. vocative plural of īnsigne

Spanish

Noun

insignia f (plural insignias)

  1. badge, insignia