adjective hau·ri·ant \ˈhȯrēənt, ˈhau̇r-\
variants: less commonly


\ˈhȯrēənt, ˈhau̇r-\

Definition of hauriant

heraldry, of a fish or water animal

  1. :  being in pale with the head up as if rising for air — compare urinant

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Origin and Etymology of hauriant

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

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capable of being understood in two ways

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