Heraldic



[he-ral-dik, huh-] /hɛˈræl dɪk, hə-/

adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of or heraldry:
heraldic form; heraldic images; heraldic history; a heraldic device.
/hɛˈrældɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to heraldry
2.
of or relating to heralds
adj.

1772, on model of French héraldique (15c.), from Medieval Latin heraldus (see herald).

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