hauriant

[ hawr-ee-uhnt ]
/ ˈhɔr i ənt /

adjective Heraldry.

(of a fish) represented as erect, with the head upward: a dolphin hauriant.

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Origin of hauriant

1565–75; variant of haurient<Latin haurient- (stem of hauriēns) drawing, scooping up, present participle of haurīre;see haustellum, -ant, -ent
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