issuant

[ish-oo-uh nt]
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adjective

Heraldry. (of a beast) represented with the body erect and only the forepart visible: a lion issuant.

Origin of issuant

First recorded in 1600–10; issue + -ant
Related formsun·is·su·ant, adjective
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issuant

adjective

heraldry emerging or issuing
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