hauriant

adjective

hau·​ri·​ant
variants or less commonly haurient
ˈhȯrēənt,
ˈhau̇r-
heraldry, of a fish or water animal
: being in pale with the head up as if rising for air compare urinant

Word History

Etymology

Latin haurient-, hauriens, present participle of haurire to draw (as water), drain, devour

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“Hauriant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hauriant. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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