from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Come back to life; revived: "defenders of the Imperial Presidency redivivus” ( Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.)

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Living again; brought back to life. (Used as a postmodifier.)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Living again; revived; restored.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Alive again; renewed; restored.


Late Latin redivīvus, from Latin, renewed : re-, red-, re- + vīvus, living; see vivify.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin redivīvus. (Wiktionary)



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