couchant(redirected from couchantly)
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Lying down with the head raised.
[Middle English, from Old French, present participle of couchier, to lie down; see couch.]
(Heraldry) (usually postpositive) heraldry in a lying position: a lion couchant.
[C15: from French: lying, from Old French coucher to lay down; see couch]
(of a heraldic animal) lying down with the hind legs and forelegs pointed forward.
couchant- Describing a cat sitting with its body resting on its legs and its head raised.
See also related terms for resting.
adj (Her) → liegend