Institute of Linguists

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Arms (crest) of Institute of Linguists

Institutional Heraldry of the World :

  • United Kingdom
    • England

Official blazon

Arms : Ermine, a cross patonce Or fimbriated azure charged over all with a hurt, thereon a wolf's head erased argent; on a chief indented also azure a lion passant gold vulned in the dexter forepaw proper and langued azure.
Crest: On a wreath argent, Or and azure, An inkhorn argent, garnished Or, perched thereon and raising the lid thereof with the dexter claw a dove, in the beak a sprig of laurel slipped proper.
Motto: Universal understanding.


The arms were officially granted on March 1, 1960.

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