regardant

adjective
re·​gar·​dant | \ ri-ˈgär-dᵊnt \

Definition of regardant 

: looking backward over the shoulder used of a heraldic animal

First Known Use of regardant

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for regardant

Middle English regardand, from Anglo-French regardant, present participle of regarder

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