[koo r-uh nt for 1; koo-rahnt, French koo-rahn for 2] /ˈkʊər ənt for 1; kʊˈrɑnt, French kuˈrɑ̃ for 2/
Heraldry. (of an animal) represented in the act of running:
a greyhound courant.
“newspaper” (now only in names of newspapers), from French courant, literally “running,” present participle of courir “to run” (see current (adj.)).
[koo-rahnt; French koo-rahnt] /kʊˈrɑnt; French kuˈrɑ̃t/ noun, plural courantes [koo-rahnts; French koo-rahnt] /kʊˈrɑnts; French kuˈrɑ̃t/ (Show IPA) 1. a dance dating back to the 17th century and characterized by a running or gliding step. 2. a piece of music for or suited to this dance. 3. Music. a movement following the allemande in the classical […]
/ˈkʊəbərɪl/ noun 1. a tropical American leguminous tree, Hymenaea courbaril. Its wood is a useful timber and its gum is a source of copal Also called West Indian locust
[kawr-uh n-tahyn, kohr-] /ˈkɔr ənˌtaɪn, ˈkoʊr-/ noun 1. a river in N South America, flowing N along the Guyana-Suriname border to the Atlantic Ocean. About 450 miles (725 km) long. /ˈkɜːrənˌtaɪn/ noun 1. a river in N South America, rising in S Guyana and flowing north to the Atlantic, forming the boundary between Guyana and […]
[koor-be] /kurˈbɛ/ noun 1. Gustave [gys-tav] /güsˈtav/ (Show IPA), 1819–77, French painter. /French kurbɛ/ noun 1. Gustave (ɡystav). 1819–77, French painter, a leader of the realist movement; noted for his depiction of contemporary life