non volant

volant

[voh-luhnt]
adjective
1.
engaged in or having the power of flight.
2.
moving lightly; nimble.
noun
3.
Also called volant piece. Armor. a reinforcing piece for the brow of a helmet.

Origin:
1500–10; < French, present participle of voler to fly < Latin volāre; see -ant

nonvolant, adjective
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volant (ˈvəʊlənt)
 
adj
1.  (usually postpositive) heraldry in a flying position
2.  rare flying or capable of flight
3.  poetic moving lightly or agilely; nimble
 
[C16: from French: flying, from voler to fly, from Latin volāre]

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volant
"flying," 1509, from M.Fr., from L. volantem (nom. volans), prp. of volare "to fly," of unknown origin. Fr. voler, lit. "to fly," in 16c. acquired a sense of "to steal," via the trans. meaning "to make fly."
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