restored to life; reborn; reincarnated: usually used metaphorically: a Napoleon redivivus
Origin of redivivusLate Latin from L, renewed, renovated from red-, re- + vivus, living from vivere: see quick
Come back to life; revived: “defenders of the Imperial Presidency redivivus” ( Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. )
Origin of redivivusLate Latin redivīvus from Latin renewed re-, red- re- vīvus living ; see vivify .
- (chiefly figuratively) Living again; brought back to life. (Used as a postmodifier.)
From Latin redivÄ«vus.