noun, genitive Vo·lan·tis [voh-lan-tis] /voʊˈlæn tɪs/. Astronomy.
Origin of Volans
Examples from the Web for volans
He began the great work entitled Bibliotheca volans, the fourth section of which brought grievous trouble upon its author.Books Fatal to Their Authors|P. H. Ditchfield
The series of volans from the San Gabriels shows that the two color phases of this bat both occur in the area.
Benson (1949:50) states that color variation in a series of volans from a given locality may be striking.