valiant

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Etymology[edit]

Anglo-Norman vaylant, from Old French vaillant ‎(stalwart, brave), present participle adjective of valor (see valoir), from Latin valere ‎(to be strong, be of worth).

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Adjective[edit]

valiant ‎(comparative more valiant, superlative most valiant)

  1. Showing courage or determination; heroic.

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  • orped (dialect or archaic)

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Noun[edit]

valiant ‎(plural valiants)

  1. A person who acts with valor, showing hero-like characteristics in the midst of danger.

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