[ awr-anz, ohr- ]
/ ˈɔr ænz, ˈoʊr- /
noun, plural o·ran·tes [aw-ran-teez, oh-ran-] /ɔˈræn tiz, oʊˈræn-/,
[ awr-uh nt, ohr- ]
/ ˈɔr ənt, ˈoʊr- /
noun Fine Arts.
a representation of a female figure, with outstretched arms and palms up in a gesture of prayer, in ancient and early Christian art.
Also o·ran·te [aw-ran-tee, oh-ran-] /ɔˈræn ti, oʊˈræn-/, orans.
Origin of orant
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Two of them came on the 13th and Orantes on the 14th, when they actually fled.