from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Flying or capable of flying.
- adj. Moving about rapidly.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. flying; capable of flight.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Flying; having the power of flight; volant: as, the bat is a volitant quadruped.
Latin volitāns, volitant-, present participle of volitāre, to fly to and fro, frequentative of volāre, to fly.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin volitāns. (Wiktionary)