Definitions for saltant

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  1. Saltant

    leaping; jumping; dancing

  2. Saltant

    in a leaping position; springing forward; -- applied especially to the squirrel, weasel, and rat, also to the cat, greyhound, monkey, etc

  3. Origin: [L. saltans, p. pr. of saltare to dance, v. intens. fr. salire to leap: cf. F. sautant. See Sally, v.]

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