Meaning of alferez in English:

alferez

Pronunciation /alˈfɛrəz/

noun

(also alferes)
historical
  • Chiefly in Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking contexts: an ensign, a standard-bearer; a second lieutenant.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Nicholas (1532–1601), shipowner and translator. Partly (originally) from Spanish alférez ensign, standard-bearer, second lieutenant.