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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Origin and Etymology of naissant

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


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