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[[Image:dolphin.jpg|thumb|right|A dolphin hauriant sinister]]
Hauriant is a [[heraldry|heraldic]] posture used to describe [[fish]]. A ''fish haurient'' is lying straight, usually head to the top of the shield.
 
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'''Hauriant''' is a [[heraldry|heraldic]] [[posture]] used to describe [[fish]]. It indicates that the [[charge]] is upright, or [[pale]]wise, with its head towards the [[chief]].
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[[category:heraldic poses]]

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A dolphin hauriant sinister

Hauriant is a heraldic posture used to describe fish. It indicates that the charge is upright, or palewise, with its head towards the chief.