Definition of heraldist in English:


Pronunciation: /ˈhɛr(ə)ldɪst//ˈhɛr(ə)ldɪst/


  • An expert in heraldry.

    • ‘Our readership of more than 20,000 includes genealogists, historians, heraldists and antiquarians.’
    • ‘The design caused consternation among heraldists for some of its changes of the traditional papal heraldry.’
    • ‘Hugo Gerard Ströhl was one of the most important heraldists ever, who advised many governments.’
    • ‘However, the unveiling of the proposed new coat of arms left most heraldists speechless.’
    • ‘Later the heraldists gathered these emblems in codes and collections preserved in libraries and archives.’