[ gahr-dnt ]
/ ˈgɑr dnt /
(of an animal) depicted full-faced but with the body seen from the side: a lion guardant.
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British Dictionary definitions for guardant
/ (ˈɡɑːdənt) /
(usually postpositive) heraldry (of a beast) shown full face
Word Origin for guardant
C16: from French gardant guarding, from garder to guard
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