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Volanta. [L. volans, -antis, p. pr. of volare to fly: cf. F. volant.].
  •  Passing through the air upon wings, or as if upon wings; flying; hence, passing from place to place; current.  [1913 Webster]
    "English silver now was current, and our gold volant in the pope's court."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Nimble; light and quick; active; rapid.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Represented as flying, or having the wings spread; as, an eagle volant.  [1913 Webster]
Volant piece (Anc. Armor), an adjustable piece of armor, for guarding the throat, etc., in a joust.


Volant, adj.
1 Zool. flying, able to fly.
2 Heraldry represented as flying.
3 literary nimble, rapid.

F f. voler f. L volare fly




N navigation, aquatics, boating, yachting, ship, oar, paddle, screw, sail, canvas, aileron, natation, swimming, fin, flipper, fish's tail, aerostation, aerostatics, aeronautics, balloonery, balloon, ballooning, aviation, airmanship, flying, flight, volitation, wing, pinion, rocketry, space travel, astronautics, orbital mechanics, orbiting, voyage, sail, cruise, passage, circumnavigation, periplus, headway, sternway, leeway, fairway, mariner, flight, trip, shuttle, run, airlift, sailing, volant, aerostatic, seafaring, nautical, maritime, naval, seagoing, coasting, afloat, navigable, aerial, aeronautic, grallatory, under way, under sail, under canvas, under steam, on the wing, in flight, in orbit, bon voyage, spread the thin oar and catch the driving gale.

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