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segreant

[seg-ree-uh nt]
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adjective Heraldry.
  1. (of a griffin) rampant.
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Origin of segreant

First recorded in 1540–50; earlier sergreant; of uncertain origin
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Historical Examples

  • The griffin is rarely borne in other than two positions, viz., passant and segreant.

    Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art

    John Vinycomb