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reguardant

[ri-gahr-dnt]
adjective Heraldry.
  1. regardant.
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regardant

or re·guard·ant

[ri-gahr-dnt]
adjective Heraldry.
  1. (of a beast) looking backward: a stag regardant.
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Origin of regardant

1275–1325; Middle English < Middle French, present participle of regarder to regard
Related formsun·re·gard·ant, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for reguardant

regardant

adjective
  1. (usually postpositive) heraldry (of a beast) shown looking backwards over its shoulder
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Word Origin

C15: from Old French; see regard
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