from The Century Dictionary.
- In heraldry, rising on the hind legs, usually with the wings raised or indorsed: an epithet noting the griffin: equivalent to rampant and salient.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective heraldry A posture of winged
quadrupeds, a shorthand for " rampant, wings elevatedand addorsed".
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Most charmingly, there is an array of heraldic beasts: lions passant, dragons rampant, griffins segreant and more.
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