assurgent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin assurgens, present participle of assurgo (rise up).

Noun[edit]

assurgent (plural assurgents)

  1. (heraldry) A man or beast rising out of the sea.

Adjective[edit]

assurgent (comparative more assurgent, superlative most assurgent)

  1. Rising or tending to rise.
  2. (botany) Curving upward.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • The Manual of Heraldry, Fifth Edition, by Anonymous, London, 1862, online at [1]

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

assurgent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of assurgō