Reg"nant (-nant), a. [L. regnans, -antis, p. pr. of regnare to reign: cf. F r'egnant. 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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