statant

adjective
sta·​tant | \ ˈstā-tᵊnt How to pronounce statant (audio) \

Definition of statant

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

First Known Use of statant

circa 1500, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for statant

Latin status, past participle + English -ant

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“Statant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/statant. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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