What does volant mean?

Definitions for volantˈvoʊ lənt

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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

  4. Origin: [L. volans, -antis, p. pr. of volare to fly: cf. F. volant.]


  1. Volant

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Volant

    vō′lant, adj. flying: nimble: (her.) represented as flying, or as in the air unsupported, or creeping.—n. Vō′lant-piece, a part of the helmet which could be removed at will.—adj. Vol′atile, evaporating very quickly: flighty: apt to change.—ns. Vol′atileness, Volatil′ity, quality of being volatile: disposition to evaporate rapidly: sprightliness: fickleness.—adj. Vol′atilisable.—ns. Volatilisā′tion, act or process of making volatile or evaporating.—v.t. Vol′atilise, to make volatile: to cause to evaporate.—n. Vol′ery, a large enclosure for birds in which they have room to fly.—adj. Vol′itant, flying.—n. Volitā′tion. [Fr.,—L. volans, antis, pr.p. of volāre, to fly.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of volant in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of volant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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