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adjective reg·nant \ˈreg-nənt\

Definition of regnant

  1. 1 :  exercising rule :  reigning

  2. 2 a :  having the chief power :  dominant b :  of common or widespread occurrence



Origin of regnant

Latin regnant-, regnans, present participle of regnare to reign, from regnum


First Known Use: 1600

Rhymes with regnant


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