naiant

adjective
na·​iant | \ ˈnāənt \

Definition of naiant

heraldry
: represented in a horizontal position as if swimming a roach naiant a sea horse naiant in waves

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History and Etymology for naiant

modification of Middle French noiant, present participle of noier to swim, from Latin natare

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“Naiant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/naiant. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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