flotant

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French flotant, (French flottant), present participle of floter (to float).

AdjectiveEdit

flotant (not comparable)

  1. (heraldry) Represented as flying or streaming in the air or in water.
    a banner flotant

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for flotant in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


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VerbEdit

flotant

  1. present participle of flotar

Old FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

flotant

  1. present participle of floter

AdjectiveEdit

flotant m (oblique and nominative feminine singular flotant or flotante)

  1. floating; that floats

DescendantsEdit

  • English: flotant
  • French: flottant

ReferencesEdit

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (flotant, supplement)

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French flottant.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

flotant m or n (feminine singular flotantă, masculine plural flotanți, feminine and neuter plural flotante)

  1. floating

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