is·​su·​ant ˈi-shə-wənt How to pronounce issuant (audio)
of a heraldic animal : rising with only the upper part visible
archaic : coming forth : emerging

Word History

First Known Use

1610, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of issuant was in 1610

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Cite this Entry

“Issuant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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