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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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