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resurrectionist

[rez-uh-rek-shuh-nist]
noun
1.
a person who brings something to life or view again.
2.
a believer in resurrection.
3.
Also called resurrection man. a person who exhumes and steals dead bodies, especially for dissection; body snatcher.

Origin:
1770–80; resurrection + -ist

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resurrectionist (ˌrɛzəˈrɛkʃənɪst)
 
n
1.  facetious (formerly) a body snatcher
2.  a member of an Anglican religious community founded in 1892
3.  a person who believes in the Resurrection

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