- Heraldry. (of a beast) represented with the body erect and only the forepart visible: a lion issuant.
Origin of issuant
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Equivalent to Issuant, but applied only to living creatures.
A fabulous eagle, always represented as issuant from flames.
- heraldry emerging or issuing
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