Definition of courant in English:

courant

adjective

Heraldry
  • usually postpositive Represented as running.

    • ‘On a mount a stag courant between two laurel branches.’
    • ‘The last change was in the 1930s when a separate shield was granted to Charles Le Grice of Cornwall and the red and blue were changed into stripes and the boars courant have white spots.’

Origin

Early 17th century: French, ‘running’, present participle of courir.

Pronunciation

courant

/kʊˈrant/