Definition of sejant in English:

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sejant

Pronunciation: /ˈsējənt/

adjective

[usually postpositive] Heraldry
(Of an animal) sitting upright.

Origin

Late 15th century: alteration of an Old French variant of seant 'sitting', from the verb seoir, from Latin sedere 'sit'.

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Syllabification: se·jant

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