Definition of recurvant in English:

recurvant

Pronunciation /rɪˈkəːv(ə)nt/

adjective

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

Origin

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