Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In heraldry, represented as if floating either in the air, as a bird or flag, or in the water. As applied to a bird, it is synonymous with disclosed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Her.) Represented as flying or streaming in the air.

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  • adjective heraldry Represented as flying or streaming in the air.

Etymologies

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Old French flotant, (French flottant), present participle of floter ("to float").

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  • virtual air???

    May 2, 2010