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redivivus

[red-uh-vahy-vuh s, -vee-]
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adjective
  1. living again; revived.

Origin of redivivus

First recorded in 1645–55, redivivus is from the Latin word redivīvus renewed, renovated
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Examples from the Web for redivivus

Historical Examples

  • Chicago Redivivus should bear upon her shield a cow rampant.

    Peculiarities of American Cities

    Willard Glazier

  • His knowledge of the writings of the Angelic Doctor was so great that he was called Thomas redivivus.

    The Jesuits, 1534-1921

    Thomas J. Campbell

  • A sort of Robinson Crusoe redivivus with modern setting and a very pretty love story added.

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    George C. Hazelton, Jr.

  • A sort of Robinson Crusoe redivivus with modern settings and a very pretty love story added.

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    Francis William Sullivan

  • A sort of Robinson Crusoe redivivus with modern setting, and a very pretty love story added.

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    Harriet T. Comstock


British Dictionary definitions for redivivus

redivivus

adjective
  1. rare returned to life; revived

Word Origin

C17: from Late Latin, from Latin red- re- + vīvus alive
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