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guardant

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adjective guar·dant \ˈgär-dənt\

Definition of guardant

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

Origin and Etymology of guardant

Middle French gardant, present participle of garder to guard, look at


First Known Use: 1572


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guardant

noun guar·dant

Definition of guardant

obsolete

  1. :  guardian

1591

First Known Use of guardant

1591

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