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(ˈsiːdʒənt) or


(Heraldry) (usually postpositive) heraldry (of a beast) shown seated
[C16: variant of seant, from Old French, from seoir to sit, from Latin sedēre]
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(ˈsi dʒənt)

(of a heraldic animal) sitting.
[1490–1500; variant of seiante < Anglo-French; Old French seant, present participle of seoir < Latin sedēre to sit; see -ant]
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Pries sejant pievine migle (Poa pratensis) i paruostus substratus, nustatyti pradiniai jos augimo terpes rodikliai: dregnis, pH, granuliometrine sudetis, bendrosios anglies kiekis, sunkiuju metalu (Pb, Cd, Cu) koncentracijos.
He makes the plausible suggestion that the recipient may be identified as Caroline, 2nd wife of Meinhardt, 3rd Duke of Schomberg (1641-1719) as the lions sejant, which feature prominently in the engraved heraldic decoration, were the supporters of the Schomberg arms.
Figural knops, such as the lion sejant (seated) and maidenheads (images of the Virgin Mary) were very popular during the late 16th and early 17th centuries.
Alkidiniai emaliniai pirmauja tarp buitiniu dazu visu pirma todel, kad jiems zaliavos galima kasmet prisiauginti sejant aliejinius augalus.