naissant

adjective
nais·​sant | \ -ᵊnt\

Definition of naissant

1 heraldry

a : issuant
b : rising or issuing from the middle of an ordinary (as a fess) in the instance of an animal with only the upper part visible
2 : nascent

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History and Etymology for naissant

Middle French, present participle of naitre to be born, from Latin nascere, from nasci

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