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Webster 1913 Edition


Saltant

Sal′tant

,
Adj.
[L.
saltans
, p. pr. of
saltare
to dance, v. intens. fr.
salire
to leap: cf. F.
sautant
. See
Sally
,
Verb.
]
1.
Leaping; jumping; dancing.
2.
(Her.)
In a leaping position; springing forward; – applied especially to the squirrel, weasel, and rat, also to the cat, greyhound, monkey, etc.

Webster 1828 Edition


Saltant

SALT'ANT

,
Adj.
[L. saltans, from salto, to leap.] Leaping; jumping; dancing.

Definition 2022


saltant

saltant

English

Adjective

saltant (not comparable)

  1. Leaping; jumping; dancing.
  2. (heraldry) In a leaping position; springing forward.


Catalan

Verb

saltant

  1. present participle of saltar

Latin

Verb

saltant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of saltō