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statant

(ˈsteɪtənt)
adj
(Heraldry) heraldry (of an animal) in profile with all four feet on the ground
[C15: from Latin, apparently from irregularly formed present participle of stāre to stand]

sta•tant

(ˈsteɪt nt)

adj.
(of a heraldic animal) standing in profile with the feet on the ground.
[1490–1500; < Latin stat(us) + -ant]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.statant - standing on four feet
heraldry - the study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies
erect, upright, vertical - upright in position or posture; "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright"