Definition of respectant in English:

respectant

adjective

Heraldry
  • Of an animal (especially one of a pair): facing another animal.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Randle Holme (1627–1700), herald painter. From respect or its etymon classical Latin respect-, past participial stem of respicere + -ant.

Pronunciation

respectant

/rɪˈspɛkt(ə)nt/