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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Heraldry Having a design embellished with small delicate figures, such as a lacing of stars or flowers.

Etymologies

French, from Old French, past participle of semer, to sow, scatter, from Latin sēmināre, from sēmen, sēmin-, seed; see sē- in Indo-European roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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