- (of an animal) represented as standing with all feet on the ground: a bear statant.
Origin of statant
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Statant: standing, his four paws on the ground, and looking before him, No. 175.The Handbook to English Heraldry
- heraldry (of an animal) in profile with all four feet on the ground
C15: from Latin, apparently from irregularly formed present participle of stāre to stand