Couchant

Definition of Couchant

Couch´ant   Pronunciation: kouch´ant
a.1.Lying down with head erect; squatting.
2.(Her.) 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.
Couchant and levant
(Law) rising up and lying down; - said of beasts, and indicating that they have been long enough on land, not belonging to their owner, to lie down and rise up to feed, - such time being held to include a day and night at the least.
- Blackstone.

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accumbent, couche, crawling, crouched, debased, decumbent, depressed, draped, flat, groveling, knee-high, knocked flat, laid low, lolling, lounging, low, low-built, low-hung, low-level, low-leveled, low-lying, low-set, low-statured, lying, neap, procumbent, prone, prostrate, reclining, recumbent, reposing, resupine, runty, short, sprawled, sprawling, spread, squat, squatty, stooped, stumpy, supine, unelevated
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