flotant

adjective

flo·​tant
ˈflōtᵊnt
heraldry
: flying in air
a galley, sails furled, pennon flotant

Word History

Etymology

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 21 Feb. 2024.

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