Definition of courant in English:

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courant

Pronunciation: /ko͝oˈränt/ /ko͝oˈrant/

adjective

[usually postpositive] Heraldry
Represented as running: white horse courant
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.

Origin

Early 17th century: French, 'running', present participle of courir.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: cou·rant

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