sta·​tant ˈstā-tᵊnt How to pronounce statant (audio)
: standing in profile with all feet on the ground
used of a heraldic animal

Word History


Latin status, past participle + English -ant

First Known Use

circa 1500, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of statant was circa 1500

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Cite this Entry

“Statant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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