Meaning of fanon

fan•on

Pronunciation: (fan'un), [key]
  1. a maniple.
  2. Also calleda striped scarflike vestment worn by the pope over the alb when celebrating solemn Pontifical Mass.

Fa•non

Pronunciation: (fan'un Fr. fa&sylpnôn'), [key]
  1. 1925–61, West Indian psychiatrist and political theorist, born in Martinique; in Algeria after 1953.
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