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Naissant

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Naissant (Her) Same as Jessant.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • naissant Nascent; newly born or about to be born or brought forth; specifically, in heraldry, rising or coming forth: said of a beast which is represented as emerging from the middle of an ordinary as a fesse, and in this way differing from issuant.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Naissant nās′sant (her.) rising or coming forth, as an animal newly born or about to be born.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., p. pr. of naître, to be born, L. nasci,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr., pr.p. of naître—L. nasci, natus, to be born.

Usage

In literature:

Or, from the midst of a fess, gules, a lion rampant naissant.
"The Manual of Heraldry; Fifth Edition" by Anonymous
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