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issuant

[ ish-oo-uhnt ]
/ ˈɪʃ u ənt /
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adjective
Heraldry. (of a beast) represented with the body erect and only the forepart visible: a lion issuant.
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Origin of issuant

First recorded in 1600–10; issue + -ant

OTHER WORDS FROM issuant

un·is·su·ant, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for issuant

issuant
/ (ˈɪʃjʊənt) /

adjective
heraldry emerging or issuing
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