statant

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adjective sta·tant \ˈstā-tənt\

Definition of statant

  1. :  standing in profile with all feet on the ground —used of a heraldic animal

Origin and Etymology of statant

Latin status, past participle + English -ant


First Known Use: circa 1500


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