reviviscent
adjective see reviviscence

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  • reviviscent — REVIVISCÉNT, Ă, reviviscenţi, te, adj. (Rar) Care poate reînvia sau reveni la viaţă. – Din fr. reviviscent. Trimis de LauraGellner, 08.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  reviviscént adj. m., pl. reviviscénţi; f. sg. reviviscéntă …   Dicționar Român

  • réviviscent — réviviscent, ente (ré vi vi ssan, ssan t ) adj. Qui peut être ranimé par l humectation, après avoir perdu, par la dessiccation, toutes les apparences de la vie. Les rotifères sont réviviscents. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. reviviscentem, de reviviscere,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Reviviscent — Rev i*vis cent, a. [L. reviviscens, p. pr. ofreviviscere to revive; pref. re re + viviscere, v. incho. fr. vivere to live.] Able or disposed to revive; reviving. E. Darwin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reviviscent — [rev΄ə vis′ənt] adj. 〚L reviviscens, prp. of reviviscere < re , back + vivescere, inchoative of vivere, to live: see BIO 〛 coming or bringing back to life or vigor; reviving reviviscence n. * * * …   Universalium

  • reviviscent — index salubrious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • reviviscent — [rev΄ə vis′ənt] adj. [L reviviscens, prp. of reviviscere < re , back + vivescere, inchoative of vivere, to live: see BIO ] coming or bringing back to life or vigor; reviving reviviscence n …   English World dictionary

  • reviviscent — reviviscence [ rəvivisɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1586; bas lat. reviviscentia, de reviviscere « revenir à la vie » 1 ♦ (Abstrait) Littér. Action de reprendre vie. ⇒ résurrection. La reviviscence d un souvenir. 2 ♦ Sc. Propriété que possèdent certains êtres… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • reviviscent — ˈvisənt adjective Etymology: Latin reviviscent , reviviscens, revivescent , revivescens, present participle of reviviscere, revivescere to come to life again, from re + viviscere, vivescere to come to life, incho. of vivere to live more at quick …   Useful english dictionary

  • reviviscent — rev·i·vis·cent …   English syllables

  • reviviscent —   a. capable of causing revival.    ♦ reviviscence, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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