Definition of courant in English:

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Pronunciation: /kʊˈrant/


[usually postpositive] Heraldry
Represented as running.
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.

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