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redivivus

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adjective red·i·vi·vus \ˌre-də-ˈvī-vəs, -ˈvē-\

Definition of redivivus

  1. :  brought back to life :  reborn —used postpositively



Origin and Etymology of redivivus

Late Latin, from Latin, reused


First Known Use: 1675


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