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English noun: heraldry

1. heraldry (cognition) the study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies

Broader (hypernym)enquiry, inquiry, research

Domain category membersarmorial, arms, assurgent, blazon, blazonry, coat of arms, couchant, crest, crested, device, dexter, dormant, fess, fesse, fleur-de-lis, fleur-de-lys, flighted, full-face, gardant, guardant, inflamed, naiant, ordinary, passant, ramp, rampant, rearing, regardant, salient, sinister, sleeping, statant, swimming, volant

2. heraldry (artifact) emblem indicating the right of a person to bear arms

Broader (hypernym)emblem

Narrower (hyponym)armorial bearing, arms, bearing, blazon, blazonry, charge, coat of arms, heraldic bearing

Domain category membersannulet, roundel

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