noun Zen.
meditation in a prescribed, cross-legged posture.

1720–30; < Japanese, equivalent to za seat, seated (< Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese zuò sit) + zen zen Unabridged
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zazen (zʌzɛn)
(in Zen Buddhism) deep meditation undertaken whilst sitting upright with legs crossed

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Main Entry:  zazen
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  in Zen Buddhism, sitting meditation
Etymology:  1700-1800; < Japan. za sitting + zen
Usage:  sometimes cap.
Main Entry:  zazen
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See sitting meditation's 21st Century Lexicon
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