(Of a charge, especially an animal) issuing from the middle of an ordinary, especially a fess.
More example sentences
- A demi-lion naissant from the partition or with a sword argent in the paw dexter.
- Or, a demi-lion rampant gules, naissant from a fesse sable.
late 16th century: from French, literally 'being born', present participle of naître, from Latin nasci 'be born'.
Definition of naissant in:
- The US English dictionary