redivivus

adjective
red·​i·​vi·​vus | \ ˌre-də-ˈvī-vəs How to pronounce redivivus (audio) , -ˈvē- How to pronounce redivivus (audio) \

Definition of redivivus

: brought back to life : reborn used postpositively

First Known Use of redivivus

1675, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for redivivus

Late Latin, from Latin, reused

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“Redivivus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redivivus. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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