Alternative form of courante.
- (heraldry) Represented as running.
- a classical lion courant
From French courant (“running”).
Variant of courante
- an old, lively French dance with running steps, or the music for this
- a stylized dance of this type used as a movement in a classical suite
Origin of couranteFrench ; from courant, present participle of courir, to run, glide ; from Classical Latin currere, to run: see current