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guardant

guar·dant

also gar·dant  (gär′dnt)
adj. Heraldry
Positioned so that the head is turned toward the viewer. Used of an animal depicted so that its body is viewed from the side.

[Obsolete French, from Old French guardant, gardant, present participle of garder, to guard; see guard.]

guardant

(ˈɡɑːdənt) or

gardant

adj
(Heraldry) (usually postpositive) heraldry (of a beast) shown full face
[C16: from French gardant guarding, from garder to guard]

guard•ant

(ˈgɑr dnt)

adj.
(of a heraldic animal) having the face toward the viewer and the body in side view.
[1565–75; < French gardant]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.guardant - looking forward
heraldry - the study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies
forward - at or near or directed toward the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"; "a forward plunge down the stairs"; "forward motion"
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