visitant


vis·i·tant

noun \ˈvi-zə-tənt, ˈviz-tənt\

Definition of VISITANT

1
:  visitor; especially :  one thought to come from a spirit world
2
:  a migratory bird that appears at intervals for a limited period
visitant adjective

Examples of VISITANT

  1. <the groundless theory that these ancient monuments were built by extraterrestrial visitants>
  2. <a nocturnal visitant that must have been the shade of his late brother, crying out for vengeance against his murderers>

First Known Use of VISITANT

1599

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