hic jacet

noun hic ja·cet \ ˈhik-ˈjā-sət , ˈhēk-ˈyä-kət \

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Origin and Etymology of hic jacet

Latin, literally, here lies


hic jacet

Latin phrase hic ja·cet \ hik-ˈjā-sət , hēk-ˈyä-ket \

Definition of hic jacet

: here lies used especially preceding a name on a tombstone

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