couchant

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couch·ant

adjective \ˈka-chənt\

Definition of COUCHANT

:  lying down especially with the head up <a heraldic lion couchant>

Origin of COUCHANT

Middle English, from Anglo-French cuchant, from present participle of coucher
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Heraldry Terms

blazon, cachet, dormant, escutcheon, potent, standard, totem

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