flotant

adjective
flo·​tant | \ ˈflōtᵊnt \

Definition of flotant

heraldry
: flying in air a galley, sails furled, pennon flotant

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History and Etymology for flotant

French flottant floating, from present participle of flotter to float, from Old French floter, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English flotian to float

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“Flotant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flotant. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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