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Middle English from Old French present participle of passer to pass pass
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Anglo-Norman passant, Middle French passant.
Probably these were the original genii of the necropolis, and in fact the same lean animal figured passant is s;b " jackal" or "fox."
Argent a fesse sable with a lion passant argent a fesse sable with a lion passant argent thereon.
Gules fretty argent and a chief or with a lion passant gules fretty argent and a chief or with a lion passant gules therein.
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