fanon(redirected from Fanon (Disambiguation))
Fa·non(făn′ən, fă-nôN′), Frantz 1925-1961.
Martinique-born French writer and psychiatrist whose works analyze the power dynamics and psychological effects of oppression and colonization.
1. (Roman Catholic Church) a collar-shaped vestment worn by the pope when celebrating mass
2. (Roman Catholic Church) (formerly) various pieces of embroidered fabric used in the liturgy
[Middle English, of Germanic origin; related to Old High German fano cloth]