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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 vo·lant /ˈvolənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vo·lant a.
 1. Passing through the air upon wings, or as if upon wings; flying; hence, passing from place to place; current.
    English silver now was current, and our gold volant in the pope's court.   --Fuller.
 2. Nimble; light and quick; active; rapid.  “His volant touch.”
 3. Her. Represented as flying, or having the wings spread; as, an eagle volant.
 Volant piece Anc. Armor, an adjustable piece of armor, for guarding the throat, etc., in a joust.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : with wings extended in a flying position [syn: volant(ip)]