issuant
adjective Date: 1610 1. of a heraldic animal rising with only the upper part visible 2. archaic coming forth ; emerging

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  • issuant — [ish′o͞oənt] adj. 1. Rare issuing 2. Heraldry having only the upper part visible [a lion issuant] …   English World dictionary

  • Issuant — Is su*ant ([i^]sh [ u]*ant), a. (Her.) Issuing or coming up; a term used to express a charge or bearing rising or coming out of another. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • issuant — /ish ooh euhnt/, adj. Heraldry. (of a beast) represented with the body erect and only the forepart visible: a lion issuant. [1600 10; ISSUE + ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • issuant — adjective Having only the upper half depicted …   Wiktionary

  • issuant — sustain …   Anagrams dictionary

  • issuant — [ ɪʃ(j)ʊənt, ɪsjʊ ] adjective Heraldry (of the upper part of an animal) shown rising up or out from another bearing …   English new terms dictionary

  • issuant — is·su·ant …   English syllables

  • issuant — is•su•ant [[t]ˈɪʃ u ənt[/t]] adj. her (of a heraldic animal) rising with only the forepart visible • Etymology: 1600–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • issuant — /ˈɪʃuənt/ (say ishoohuhnt) adjective 1. Rare emerging. 2. Heraldry having only the upper half seen. {issu(e) + ant} …   Australian English dictionary

  • issuant — adj. Heraldry (esp. of a beast with only the upper part shown) rising from the bottom or top of a bearing …   Useful english dictionary

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