issuant


issuant

issuant [ish-oo-uh nt] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. 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 Examples from the Web for issuant Historical Examples of issuant

  • A fabulous eagle, always represented as issuant from flames.

    The Handbook to English Heraldry

    Charles Boutell

  • Equivalent to Issuant, but applied only to living creatures.

    The Handbook to English Heraldry

    Charles Boutell

  • British Dictionary definitions for issuant issuant adjective

    1. heraldry emerging or issuing

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