jacent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin jacens, present participle of jacere to lie: compare French jacent.

Adjective[edit]

jacent (not comparable)

  1. Lying at length.
    the jacent posture

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

jacent m (feminine jacente, masculine plural jacents, feminine plural jacentes)

  1. underlying

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

jacent

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of jaceō