Counterpassant
Counterpassant Coun"ter*pas`sant (-p?s"sant), a. [Counter- + passant: cf. F. contrepassant.] (Her.) Passant in opposite directions; -- said of two animals. [1913 Webster]

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  • counterpassant — |kau̇ntə(r)+ adjective Etymology: past translation of French contre passant, from contre counter + passant more at passant heraldry : passant in opposite directions two lions counterpassant …   Useful english dictionary

  • counterpassant — coun·ter·passant …   English syllables

  • Repassant — Re*pas sant (r? p?s sant), a. [Cf. F. repassant, p. pr.] (Her.) Counterpassant. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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