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semé

[ suh-mey ]
/ səˈmeɪ /
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adjective Heraldry.

covered with many small, identical figures.

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Origin of semé

1555–65; <French: literally, sown, past participle of semer<Latin sēmināre to sow, equivalent to sēmin- (stem of sēmen) seed, semen + -āre infinitive suffix
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semé

seme

/ (ˈsɛmeɪ, French səme) /

adjective

(postpositive usually foll by of) heraldry dotted (with)semé of fleurs-de-lys gules

Word Origin for semé

C16: from French, literally: sown, from semer to sow, from Latin sēmināre, from sēmen seed
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