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Meaning of FIGURANT

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fig"u*rant`\ (? or ?), n. masc. [F., prop. p. pr. of
figurer figure, represent, make a figure.]
One who dances at the opera, not singly, but in groups or
figures; an accessory character on the stage, who figures in
its scenes, but has nothing to say; hence, one who figures in
any scene, without taking a prominent part.

 

 

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