redivivus

[ red-uh-vahy-vuh s, -vee- ]
/ ˌrɛd əˈvaɪ vəs, -ˈvi- /
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adjective

living again; revived.

Nearby words

  1. redistributionist,
  2. redistributive,
  3. redistrict,
  4. redistricting,
  5. redivide,
  6. redlands,
  7. redleg,
  8. redlegged grasshopper,
  9. redline,
  10. redlining

Origin of redivivus

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

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British Dictionary definitions for redivivus

redivivus

/ (ˌrɛdɪˈvaɪvəs) /

adjective

rare returned to life; revived

Word Origin for redivivus

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

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