guardant definition

  • adjective:
    • Heraldry Positioned so your mind is switched toward the audience. Used of an animal depicted making sure that its body is seen from the side.
    • placed aided by the human anatomy seen from the part, however with the head switched toward the audience
    • Acting as guardian.
    • Same as Gardant.
    • looking forward
  • noun:
    • A guardian.
    • A guardian.
    • A guard or guardian.
  • others:
    • Acting as a guard or guardian; protecting.
    • In heraldry See gardant.

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