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English definition of “heraldry”

heraldry

noun [U] uk   /ˈher.əl.dri/ us  
the study of coats of arms and the history of the families that they belong toAncestors and descendants
heraldic
adjective uk   /herˈæl.dɪk/ us  
a heraldic bannerAncestors and descendants
(Definition of heraldry from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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