jessant–de–lis

adjective jes·sant–de–lis \¦jesən(t)də¦lē\
variants: less commonly

jessant–de–lys

\¦jesən(t)də¦lē\

Definition of jessant–de–lis

  1. :  having the upper points of a fleur-de-lis arising from the top of the head and the lower points projecting from the mouth —used of a heraldic leopard's face

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Origin and Etymology of jessant–de–lis

jessant (probably alteration of jacent) + fleur-de-lis


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