Definition of recursant in English:

recursant

adjective

Heraldry
  • Of an eagle: depicted almost fully turned away, with the back and part of the flank visible.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Randle Holme (1627–1700), herald painter. From classical Latin recursant-, recursāns, present participle of recursāre.

Pronunciation

recursant

/rɪˈkəːsnt/