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issuant

[ish-oo-uh nt] /ˈɪʃ u ənt/
adjective
1.
Heraldry. (of a beast) represented with the body erect and only the forepart visible:
a lion issuant.
Origin of issuant
1600-1610
First recorded in 1600-10; issue + -ant
Related forms
unissuant, adjective
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issuant

/ˈɪʃjʊənt/
adjective
1.
(heraldry) emerging or issuing
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