AskDefine | Define revenant

Dictionary Definition

revenant adj
1 of or relating to or typical of a revenant; "revenant shrieks and groans"
2 coming back; "a revenant ghost" [syn: recurring]

Noun

1 a person who returns after a lengthy absence
2 someone who has returned from the dead

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English

Etymology

, from the present participle revenir 'to return', from Old French, see revenue.

Noun

  1. Someone who returns from a long absence.
  2. A supernatural being that returns from the dead; a zombie or ghost.

French

Verb

revenant

Extensive Definition

The term Revenant may refer to:
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