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.
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)