Definition of recurvant in English:

recurvant

adjective

Heraldry
rare
  • Bent or curved back, especially in the shape of an S; specifically (of a serpent) coiled.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Randle Holme (1627–1700), herald painter. From classical Latin recurvant-, recurvāns, present participle of recurvāre.

Pronunciation

recurvant

/rɪˈkəːv(ə)nt/