re·​gar·​dant ri-ˈgär-dᵊnt How to pronounce regardant (audio)
: looking backward over the shoulder
used of a heraldic animal

Word History


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

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of regardant was in the 15th century

Dictionary Entries Near regardant

Cite this Entry

“Regardant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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