volitant


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volitant

(vŏl′ĭ-tnt)
adj.
1. Flying or capable of flying.
2. Moving about rapidly.
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In De contemptu mundi, as its modern editor has noted, the sentence "Concoloribus plumis aues vna volitant" is a translation of the proverb "Vogelen van eender veer vllgen gern tsamen" ("Birds of a feather flock together").(37) In Lingua "Vasa quae sunt inania plurimum sonare" is the proverb "Ledighe vaten clincken seer," or, in its modern version, "Holle vaten klinken het meest" ("Empty vessels make the most sound" .31, In the Adagia the presence of the vernacular is particularly strong, as Suringar has demonstrated.