counterpassant

adjective
coun·​ter·​passant | \ ¦kau̇ntə(r)+ \

Definition of counterpassant

heraldry
: passant in opposite directions two lions counterpassant

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History and Etymology for counterpassant

past translation of French contre-passant, from contre- counter- + passant

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“Counterpassant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/counterpassant. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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