from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Heraldry Variant of guardant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Turning the head towards the spectator, but not the body.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Turning the head towards the spectator, but not the body; -- said of a lion or other beast.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In heraldry, looking out from the field toward the observer: said of an animal passant, rampant, couchant, etc., used as a bearing: as, a lion passant gardant, or rampant gardant. A lion passant gardant is often called a leopard.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. looking forward
French See guardant. (Wiktionary)