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First used by S.W. Wilson in 1991.
animat (plural animats)
- animate (possessing life)
- (by extension) animate (lively, energetic)
- (heraldry) indicating that a portion of a charge is different in tincture from rest of the charge, such as with the eyes of an animal or the flames of a grenade
- past participle of animar
- third-person singular present active indicative of animō