Definitions for volantˈvoʊ lənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vo•lantˈvoʊ lənt(adj.)

  1. engaged in or having the power of flight.

  2. moving lightly; nimble.

  3. (of a heraldic bird) having the wings extended for flight.

    Category: Heraldry

Origin of volant:

1500–10; < F, prp. of voler to fly < L volāre

Princeton's WordNet

  1. volant(ip)(adj)

    with wings extended in a flying position


  1. volant(Adjective)

    Having extended wings as if flying.

  2. volant(Adjective)

    Flying, or able to fly.

  3. volant(Adjective)

    Moving quickly or lightly, as though flying; nimble.

  4. Origin: From volant, present participle of voler, from volare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Volant(adj)

    passing through the air upon wings, or as if upon wings; flying; hence, passing from place to place; current

  2. Volant(adj)

    nimble; light and quick; active; rapid

  3. Volant(adj)

    represented as flying, or having the wings spread; as, an eagle volant


  1. Volant

    Volant is a borough in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 168 at the 2010 census.

Translations for volant

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a decorative edging to a piece of cloth, made of a strip of cloth gathered along one side and sewn on

She sewed a frill along the bottom of the skirt.

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