Courant vs Corant - What's the difference?

courant | corant |


As nouns the difference between courant and corant

is that courant is a piece of music in triple time or courant can be a circulating gazette of news; a newspaper while corant is a coranto (kind of dance).

As an adjective courant

is (heraldry) represented as running.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

courant

English

Etymology 1

Alternative form of (m).

Noun

(en noun)
  • A piece of music in triple time.
  • A lively dance; a coranto.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A circulating gazette of news; a newspaper.
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • (heraldry) Represented as running.
  • a classical lion courant
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    corant

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A coranto (kind of dance).
  • * Sir W. Temple
  • It is harder to dance a corant well, than a jig.
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