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Convoy pennant Con"voy pen"nant
A white pennant with red border, carried : (a) Forward on all
vessels on convoy duty. (b) Alone by a senior officer present
during evolutions or drills, when it commands ``Silence.'
(c) Over a signal number, when it refers to the signal number
of an officer in the Annual Navy Register.
Distinguishing pennantDistinguishing Dis*tin"guish*ing, a.
Constituting difference, or distinction from everything else;
distinctive; peculiar; characteristic.
The distinguishing doctrines of our holy religion.
Distinguishing pennant (Naut.), a special pennant by which
any particular vessel in a fleet is recognized and
signaled. --Simmonds. Maurolicus PennantiiArgentine Ar"gen*tine, n. [Cf. F. argentin, fr. L. argentum
1. (Min.) A siliceous variety of calcite, or carbonate of
lime, having a silvery-white, pearly luster, and a waving
or curved lamellar structure.
2. White metal coated with silver. --Simmonds.
3. (Zo["o]l.) A fish of Europe (Maurolicus Pennantii) with
silvery scales. The name is also applied to various fishes
of the genus Argentina.
4. A citizen of the Argentine Republic.
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