respectant

adjective

re·​spect·​ant
-ktənt
1
: depicted upright and facing one another
used of heraldic representations of fishes and mammals
compare affronté, combatant
2
: looking back

Word History

Etymology

Latin respectant-, respectans, present participle of respectare to look back, look back at

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“Respectant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/respectant. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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