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Dictionary » R » Resurrection



1. A rising again; the resumption of vigor.

2. Especially, the rising again from the dead; the resumption of life by the dead; as, the resurrection of Jesus christ; the general resurrection of all the dead at the day of judgment. Nor after resurrection shall he stay Longer on earth. (milton)

3. State of being risen from the dead; future state. In the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage. (Matt. Xxii. 30)

4. The cause or exemplar of a rising from the dead. I am the resurrection, and the life. (john xi. 25) cross of the resurrection, a slender cross with a pennant floating from the junction of the bars.

5. (Science: botany) Resurrection plant, a name given to several species of selaginella (as S. Convoluta and S. Lepidophylla), flowerless plants which, when dry, close up so as to resemble a bird's nest, but revive and expand again when moistened. The name is sometimes also given to the rose of Jericho. See Rose.

Origin: F. Resurrection, L. Resurrectio, fr. Resurgere, resurrectum, to rise again; pref. Re- re- _ surgere to rise. See Source.

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