vis·​i·​tant | \ ˈvi-zə-tənt How to pronounce visitant (audio) , 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

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visitant adjective

Examples of visitant in a Sentence

the groundless theory that these ancient monuments were built by extraterrestrial visitants a nocturnal visitant that must have been the shade of his late brother, crying out for vengeance against his murderers
Recent Examples on the Web This week’s visitant voter is Post reader Frank Kelly of Denver who, like Keeler and Schubert, tapped the Oregon Ducks with his No. 1 overall selection. Sean Keeler, The Denver Post, "CU Buffs jump six spots in Post’s Best of the West top 25 poll," 23 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of visitant

1599, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of visitant was in 1599

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“Visitant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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