Segreant

Her. Describes a griffin "rampant. Segreant was only ever used of the griffin.

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  • segreant — ˈsegrēənt adjective Etymology: origin unknown heraldry : having the wings expanded used of a griffin or wyvern which is assumed to be rampant unless preceded by an adjective denoting a different position a griffin segreant a griffin passant… …   Useful english dictionary

  • segreant — /seg ree euhnt/, adj. Heraldry. (of a griffin) rampant. [1540 50; earlier sergreant; of uncert. orig.] * * * …   Universalium

  • segreant — adjective A posture of winged quadrupeds, a shorthand for rampant, wings elevated and addorsed …   Wiktionary

  • segreant — seg·re·ant …   English syllables

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