statant

[ steyt-nt ]
/ ˈsteɪt nt /
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adjective Heraldry.

(of an animal) represented as standing with all feet on the ground: a bear statant.

Nearby words

  1. stassen,
  2. stassen, harold edward,
  3. stat,
  4. stat.,
  5. statampere,
  6. statcoulomb,
  7. state,
  8. state aid,
  9. state attorney,
  10. state bank

Origin of statant

1490–1500; < Latin stat(us) (past participle of stāre to stand) + -ant

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British Dictionary definitions for statant

statant

/ (ˈsteɪtənt) /

adjective

heraldry (of an animal) in profile with all four feet on the ground

Word Origin for statant

C15: from Latin, apparently from irregularly formed present participle of stāre to stand

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