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courant

[ koor-uhnt for 1; koo-rahnt, French koo-rahn for 2 ]
/ ˈkʊər ənt for 1; kʊˈrɑnt, French kuˈrɑ̃ for 2 /
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adjective
Heraldry. (of an animal) represented in the act of running: a greyhound courant.
noun
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Origin of courant

1595–1605; <French: literally, running, masculine present participle of courir to run; cf. current
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