(a) летающий; порхающий

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  • volitant — [väl′ə tənt] adj. [L volitans, prp. of volitare, to fly to and fro, freq. of volare, to fly] 1. flying, flitting, or constantly in motion 2. capable of flight …   English World dictionary

  • volitant — /vol i tnt, teuhnt/, adj. 1. engaged in or having the power of flight. 2. active; moving. [1840 50; < L volitant (s. of volitans), prp. of volitare to flutter, freq. of volare to fly; see ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • volitant — vol·i·tant …   English syllables

  • volitant — /ˈvɒlətənt/ (say voluhtuhnt) adjective 1. flying; having the power of flight; volant. 2. active; moving. {Latin volitans, present participle, flying to and fro} …  

  • volitant — adj. Zool. volant. Etymology: L volitare frequent. of volare fly …   Useful english dictionary

  • vol|i|ta|tion — «VOL uh TAY shuhn», noun. the act or power of flight; flying: »Pigeons in circular volitation, soaring gray, flapping white and then gray agai, wheeled across the limpid, pale sky (New Yorker). ╂[< Medieval Latin volitatio, onis < Latin… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • volitation — volitational, adj. /vol i tay sheuhn/, n. the act or power of flying. [1640 50; < ML volitation (s. of volitatio), equiv. to L volitat(us) (ptp. of volitare to flutter; see VOLITANT, ATE1) + ion ION] * * * …   Universalium

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