insignia

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insignia
Pronunciation /ɪnˈsɪɡnɪə/
noun plural noun insignia, plural noun insignias
1 A distinguishing badge or emblem of military rank, office, or membership of an organization.
1.1 A sign or token of something.

Origin
Mid 17th century from Latin, plural of insigne ‘sign, badge of office’, neuter of insignis ‘distinguished (as if by a mark)’, from in- ‘towards’ + signum ‘sign’.

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Jake proudly wore his shirt with the organization’s embroidered insignia on the pocket.

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