adjective[usually postpositive] Heraldry
- Represented as running.More example sentences
- On a mount a stag courant between two laurel branches.
- The last change was in the 1930s when a separate shield was granted to Charles Le Grice of Cornwall and the red and blue were changed into stripes and the boars courant have white spots.
early 17th century: French, 'running', present participle of courir.
More definitions of courantDefinition of courant in:
- The US English dictionary