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statant

[steyt-nt] /ˈsteɪt nt/
adjective, Heraldry.
1.
(of an animal) represented as standing with all feet on the ground:
a bear statant.
Origin
1490-1500
1490-1500; < Latin stat(us) (past participle of stāre to stand) + -ant
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British Dictionary definitions for statant

statant

/ˈsteɪtənt/
adjective
1.
(heraldry) (of an animal) in profile with all four feet on the ground
Word Origin
C15: from Latin, apparently from irregularly formed present participle of stāre to stand
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