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Webster 1828 Edition


Corant

CORANT

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Noun.
[L.] A lofty sprightly dance.

Definition 2022


corant

corant

English

Noun

corant (plural corants)

  1. A coranto (kind of dance).
    • Sir W. Temple
      It is harder to dance a corant well, than a jig.

Old French

Verb

corant

  1. present participle of corre

Adjective

corant m (oblique and nominative feminine singular corant or corante)

  1. running; in the process of running

Descendants


Old Provençal

Etymology

Present participle of core (to run). Gallo-Romance cognate with Old French corant.

Adjective

corant

  1. running; in the process of running