respectant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French, present participle of respecter.

Adjective[edit]

respectant (not comparable)

  1. (heraldry, numismatics) Placed so as to face one another; face to face.
    • 2006, Signal Corps (ISBN 0160723698; page 43)
      The sun is surmounted on either side by two white lions, respectant and sitting on an orange scroll inscribed UTMOST OF OUR ABILITY in gold letters.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

respectant

  1. present participle of respectar

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

respectant

  1. Present participle of respecter.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

respectant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of respectō