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Meaning of REGNANT

Pronunciation:  'regnunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  exercising power or authority
 

REGNANT is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: powerful, reigning, ruling
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Reg"nant\ (-nant), a. [L. regnans, -antis, p. pr. of
regnare to reign: cf. F r['e]gnant. See {Reign}.]
1. Exercising regal authority; reigning; as, a queen regnant.

2. Having the chief power; ruling; predominant; prevalent.
   ``A traitor to the vices regnant.'' --Swift.

 

 

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