Vorant: devouring or swallowing whole; used of one fish swallowing another, or more accurately of a dolphin, &c., swallowing a fish. (See under Whale.) The terms engoulant, or ingullant, are given by heraldic writers as meaning the same thing. The term devouring is also used.
Sable, a dolphin naiant proper vorant a fish of the last--JAMES.
Sable, a dolphin embowed or vorant[otherwise blazoned, holding in the mouth] a fish--SYMONDS, Herefordshire.
Argent, a serpent erect in pale azure, vorant[otherwise devouring] an infant gules--Duchy of MILAN. [See variations of these Insignia under Serpent.]