visitant *visitor, guest, caller

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  • Visitant — Vis it*ant, n. [L. visitans, antis; p. pr.: cf. F. visitant.] One who visits; a guest; a visitor. [1913 Webster] When the visitant comes again, he is no more a stranger. South. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Visitant — Vis it*ant, a. Visiting. Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • visitant — visitant, ante (vi zi tan, tan t ) s. m. et f. Celui, celle qui visite. •   Ce concours de visitants politiques et curieux qui venaient officieusement épier sa conduite [de Sénèque], DIDER. Cl. et Nér. I, 90 …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • visitant — [viz′ə tənt] n. [< Fr or L: Fr < L visitans, prp. of visitare: see VISIT] 1. a visitor, esp. one from a strange or foreign place 2. a supernatural visitor; ghost, phantom, etc. 3. Zool. a migratory bird in any of its temporary resting… …   English World dictionary

  • visitant — /viz i teuhnt/, n. 1. a temporary resident; visitor; guest. 2. a visitor to a place of religious or sight seeing interest; pilgrim. 3. a being believed to come from the spirit world: a ghostly visitant. 4. something, as a mood, feeling, emotion,… …   Universalium

  • visitant — /ˈvɪzətənt / (say vizuhtuhnt) noun 1. a visitor; a guest; a temporary resident. 2. a supernatural visitor; an apparition; a ghost. 3. someone who visits a place of interest, a shrine, etc., for sight seeing, on a pilgrimage, or the like. 4. a… …  

  • visitant — noun Date: 1599 1. visitor; especially one thought to come from a spirit world 2. a migratory bird that appears at intervals for a limited period • visitant adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • visitant — 1. noun /ˈvɪzɪtənt/ a) A visitor or guest. The room was soon full of servants, some of whom, with the lady visitant, were employed in care of the wife [...]. b) A spectre or ghost. 2. adjective /ˈvɪzɪtənt/ Vi …   Wiktionary

  • visitant — vis•it•ant [[t]ˈvɪz ɪ tənt[/t]] n. 1) a temporary resident 2) a being believed to come from the spirit world: a ghostly visitant[/ex] 3) orn a migratory bird that has come to a place temporarily 4) visiting; paying a visit …   From formal English to slang

  • visitant — n. & adj. n. 1 a visitor, esp. a supposedly supernatural one. 2 = VISITOR 2. adj. archaic or poet. visiting. Etymology: F visitant or L visitare (as VISIT) …   Useful english dictionary

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