countervair

noun
coun·​ter·​vair | \ ˈkau̇ntə(r)+ˌ-\

Definition of countervair

: a heraldic vair in which each pane stands broad edge to broad edge or point to point with one of the same tincture above or below it

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History and Etymology for countervair

past translation of French contrevair, from contre- counter- + -vair

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