guardant


1guar·dant

adjective \ˈgär-dənt\

Definition of GUARDANT

:  having the head turned toward the spectator —used of a heraldic animal whose body is seen from the side <a lion passant guardant>

Origin of GUARDANT

Middle French gardant, present participle of garder to guard, look at
First Known Use: 1572

Rhymes with GUARDANT

2guardant

noun

Definition of GUARDANT

obsolete
:  guardian

First Known Use of GUARDANT

1591

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