- Her. This term is used to describe an animal shown standing still.
Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. Christopher Coredon with Ann Williams.
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Statant — Sta tant ( tant), a. [L. stare to stand.] (Her.) In a standing position; as, a lion statant. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
statant — /stayt nt/, adj. Heraldry. (of an animal) represented as standing with all feet on the ground: a bear statant. [1490 1500; < L stat(us) (ptp. of stare to STAND) + ANT] * * * … Universalium
statant — adjective Etymology: Latin status, past participle + English ant Date: circa 1500 standing in profile with all feet on the ground used of a heraldic animal … New Collegiate Dictionary
statant — adjective standing on all four paws … Wiktionary
statant — [ steɪtənt] adjective Heraldry (of an animal) standing with all four paws on the ground. Origin C15: formed irregularly from L. stat fixed, stationary (from stare to stand ) + ant … English new terms dictionary
statant — sta·tant … English syllables
statant — sta•tant [[t]ˈsteɪt nt[/t]] adj. her (of a heraldic animal) standing in profile with the feet on the ground • Etymology: 1490–1500; < L stat(us)+ ant … From formal English to slang
statant — a. in profile with all four feet on the ground … Dictionary of difficult words
statant — adjective standing on four feet • Similar to: ↑erect, ↑vertical, ↑upright • Topics: ↑heraldry … Useful english dictionary
counter-statant — counter statant, state, statement, statute see counter … Useful english dictionary