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aspectant

[ uh-spek-tuhnt ]
/ əˈspɛk tənt /
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adjective Heraldry.

(of birds, fish, and animals other than beasts of prey) face to face; respectant.

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Origin of aspectant

<Latin aspectant- (stem of aspectāns, present participle of aspectāre to gaze at, frequentative of aspicere). See aspect, -ant
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