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EtymologyEdit

French naissant (being born)

AdjectiveEdit

naissant (not comparable)

  1. (heraldry) jessant

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for naissant in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nascens, nascentem.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

naissant

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

AdjectiveEdit

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

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

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Middle FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

naissant (plural naissans)

  1. present participle of naistre