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Webster 1913 Edition


Naissant


Naisˊsant′

,
Adj.
[F., p. pr. of
naître
to be born, L.
nasci
.]
(Her.)
Same as
Jessant
.

Definition 2019


naissant

naissant

English

Adjective

naissant (not comparable)

  1. (heraldry) jessant


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nɛ.sɑ̃/

Verb

naissant

  1. present participle of naître
  2. present participle of naitre

Adjective

naissant m (feminine singular naissante, masculine plural naissants, feminine plural naissantes)

  1. nascent, incipient
  2. budding, dawning, awakening

Middle French

Verb

naissant (plural naissans)

  1. present participle of naistre