Definition of Flotant

1. a. Represented as flying or streaming in the air; as, a banner flotant.



Definition of Flotant

1. Adjective. (heraldry) Represented as flying or streaming in the air. ¹

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Definition of Flotant

1. in heraldry, floating in air [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flotant

flossers
flosses
flossie
flossier
flossies
flossiest
flossification
flossily
flossing
flossings
flosslike
flossy
flota
flotage
flotages
flotant (current term)
flotas
flotation
flotation constant
flotation cost
flotation device
flotation method
flotational
flotations
flote
flotel
flotels
floterial
flotery
flotes

Literary usage of Flotant

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1. Chemical Technology; Or, Chemistry in Its Applications to the Arts and by Edmund Ronalds, Thomas Richardson, Henry Watts, Friedrich Ludwig Knapp (1863)
"... or flotant Soaps.—Soap bearing this name is merely ordinary toilet soap in a different form; and any of the kinds mentioned above, with the exception of ..."

2. Perfumery by Campbell Morfit (1853)
"flotant SOAPS. THESE elegant soaps are of two kinds, the opaque and transparent; and some years ago De- marsan contributed the following information ..."

3. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"flotant (Fr.), used in Heraldry to express that the object is flying in the air, ... flotant. FLO'TSAM. Wreck, in the legal acceptation of the word, ..."

4. Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880) Edinburgh and (1880)
"... which is useful in making the coarser kind of silk or mixed goods. flotant (Fr.), used in heraldry to express that the object is flying in the air, ..."

5. An Introduction to Heraldry by Hugh Clark, Thomas Wormall (1892)
"flotant, to express anything flying in the air, as a banner-flotant. FLYING FISH. This fish, if we except its head and flat back, has, in the form of its ..."

6. The Altogether New Foolish Dictionary by Gideon Wurdz (1914)
"BOOK-PLATE FOR AMERICAN LEGE YOUTH Wine, flotant. , Woman, displayed. Automobile, pas- sant. Football Hero, salient. Books and Midnight Oil, dormant. ..."

7. A Short and Easy Introduction to Heraldry, in Two Parts by Hugh Clark (1827)
"flotant, to express any thing flying in the air, as a banner flotant. FLYING FISH. This fish, if we except its head and flat back, has, in the form of its ..."

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