Counter-salient Coun`ter-sa"li*ent (koun`t[~e]r-s[=a]"l[i^]*e>nt or -s[=a]l"yent; 106), a. (Her.) Leaping from each other; -- said of two figures on a coat of arms. [1913 Webster]

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