Definition of altivolant in English:

altivolant

adjective

rare
  • Flying on high; high-flying.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Blount (1618–1679), antiquary and lexicographer. From classical Latin altivolant-, altivolāns high-flying from alti- + volant-, volāns, present participle of volāre to fly.

Pronunciation

altivolant

/alˈtɪvələnt/