Couchant

• (v. t.) Lying down with the head raised, which distinguishes the posture of couchant from that of dormant, or sleeping; -- said of a lion or other beast. • (v. t.) Lying down with head erect; squatting.
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Couchant

Couch'ant (kouch' a nt) adjective [ French, present participle of coucher . See Couch , transitive verb ] 1. Lying down with head erect; squatting. 2. (Her.) Lying down with the head raised, which distinguishes the posture of cou...
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couchant

in heraldry, an animal lying on its belly with head lifted
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Couchant

In heraldry, couchant describes a beast lying down with its head raised, which distinguishes the posture of couchant from that of dormant, or sleeping. The term is applied to both beasts of prey, such as lions and beasts of chase such as deer.
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