See also: blasón

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French blason, from Old French blason.

NounEdit

blason m (plural blasons)

  1. (heraldry) heraldry (as a field of study)
  2. (heraldry) a coat of arms
  3. (heraldry) blazon (description of a coat of arms)
  4. A form of poetry describing the parts of a female beloved in a series of metaphors.

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Portuguese: brasão

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Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *blasō, of unknown origin. Cognate with Occitan blezo.

NounEdit

blason m (oblique plural blasons, nominative singular blas, nominative plural blason)

  1. shield
  2. armorial bearings
  3. shoulder blade

DescendantsEdit