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
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
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At Clear Lake, the western grebe is a breeding bird and also a winter visitant, attracted by the abundant fish of the lake.
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