Definitions for saltant

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Webster Dictionary

  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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Saltant

    sal′tant, adj. leaping: dancing: (her.) salient.—v.i. Sal′tāte, to dance.—n. Saltā′tion, a leaping or jumping: beating or palpitation: (biol.) an abrupt variation.— Saltatō′ria, a division of orthopterous insects including grass-hoppers, locusts, and crickets.—adjs. Saltatō′rial, Saltatō′rious; Sal′tatory, leaping: dancing: having the power of, or used in, leaping or dancing. [L. saltans, pr.p. of saltāre, -ātum, inten. of salīre, to leap.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of saltant in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of saltant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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