Gisant meaning

zhē-zäɴ
Frequency:
A sculpted figure of a recumbent dead person, often on top of a sarcophagus, typically forming part of a funerary monument.
noun
0
0
Advertisement

Origin of gisant

  • French from present participle of gésir to lie from Old French gesir gist

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition