- 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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