Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Nascent; newly born or about to be born or brought forth; specifically, in heraldry, rising or coming forth: said of a beast which is represented as emerging from the middle of an ordinary as a fesse, and in this way differing from issuant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Her.) Same as jessant.

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  • adjective heraldry jessant

Etymologies

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French, being born.

Examples

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  • A term for the listers of terms used in heraldry.

    December 5, 2010