[he-ral-dik, huh-] /hɛˈræl dɪk, hə-/
of, relating to, or characteristic of or heraldry:
heraldic form; heraldic images; heraldic history; a heraldic device.
of or relating to heraldry
of or relating to heralds
1772, on model of French héraldique (15c.), from Medieval Latin heraldus (see herald).
[her-uh ld] /ˈhɛr əld/ noun 1. (formerly) a royal or official messenger, especially one representing a monarch in an ambassadorial capacity during wartime. 2. a person or thing that precedes or comes before; forerunner; harbinger: the returning swallows, those heralds of spring. 3. a person or thing that proclaims or announces: A good newspaper should […]
- Herald moth
noun 1. a noctuid moth, Scoliopteryx libatrix, having brownish cryptically mottled forewings and plain dull hind wings. The adult hibernates and has a prolonged life
[her-uh l-dree] /ˈhɛr əl dri/ noun, plural heraldries. 1. the science of armorial bearings. 2. the art of blazoning armorial bearings, of settling the rights of persons to bear arms or to use certain bearings, of tracing and recording genealogies, of recording honors, and of deciding questions of precedence. 3. the office or duty of […]
[he-raht] /hɛˈrɑt/ noun 1. a city in NW Afghanistan. /hɛˈræt/ noun 1. a city in NW Afghanistan, on the Hari Rud River: on the site of several ancient cities; at its height as a cultural centre in the 15th century. Pop: 344 000 (2005 est)