adjective[predic. or postpositive] Heraldry
(Of the upper part of an animal) shown rising up or out from another bearing, especially from the bottom of a chief or from behind a fess.
More example sentences
- This is because the charges on the shield duplicate the crest which in many cases is a demi-creature issuant from a crown.
Definition of issuant in:
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