Origin of reviviscentClassical Latin reviviscens, present participle of reviviscere ; from re-, back + vivescere, inchoative of vivere, to live: see bio-
(comparative more reviviscent, superlative most reviviscent)
- Able or disposed to revive; reviving.
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Latin reviviscens, present participle of reviviscere to revive; prefix re- re- + viviscere, verb inchoate from vivere to live.