revenant

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noun rev·e·nant \ˈre-və-ˌnäⁿ, -nənt\

Definition of revenant

  1. :  one that returns after death or a long absence

revenant

adjective

Origin and Etymology of revenant

French, from present participle of revenir to return


First Known Use: 1818

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