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vo·lant  audio  (vlnt) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Flying or capable of flying.
  2. Moving quickly or nimbly; agile.
  3. Heraldry Depicted with the wings extended as in flying.

ETYMOLOGY:
Latin volns, volant- present participle of volre, to fly. Sense 3, from French from Old French, present participle of voler, to fly, from Latin volre


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