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issuant Line breaks: is¦su|ant
Pronunciation: /ˈɪʃ(j)ʊənt/

Definition of issuant in English:


[predicative] 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.
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.


Early 17th century: from issue + -ant (on the pattern of French present participles ending in -ant).

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