re gardant

regardant

[ri-gahr-dnt]
adjective Heraldry.
(of a beast) looking backward: a stag regardant.
Also, reguardant.


Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English < Middle French, present participle of regarder to regard

unregardant, adjective
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regardant (rɪˈɡɑːdənt)
 
adj
(usually postpositive) heraldry (of a beast) shown looking backwards over its shoulder
 
[C15: from Old French; see regard]

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