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[pas-uh nt] /ˈpæs ənt/

adjective, Heraldry.
(of a beast) represented as in the act of walking, with one forepaw raised.
(usually postpositive) (heraldry) (of a beast) walking, with the right foreleg raised

late 14c., from Old French passant, present participle of passer (see pass (v.)).


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