(fr.), sometimes written nascent: issuing from the middle of an ordinary, as shewn in the illustration. It is sometimes confused with issuant, which should be restricted to charges which rise from the upper line of a fesse or bar, or the lower line of a chief. Or, a demi-lion rampant gules, naissant from a fesse sable. Sir Henry EAME, or ESME, K.G., temp. ED. III. Argent, a demi-stag gules naissant out of a fesse tortilly of the second and first--MCCORQUODELL, Scotland.