[ French zhee-zahn ]

noun,plural gi·sants [French zhee-zahn]. /French ʒiˈzɑ̃/.
  1. a sculptured representation of a dead person in a recumbent position, usually as part of a sepulchral monument.

Origin of gisant

<French, noun use of present participle of gésir to lie ≪ Latin jacēre;see -ant

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