Meaning of resurrectionist

res•ur•rec•tion•ist

Pronunciation: (rez"u-rek'shu-nist), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who brings something to life or view again.
  2. a believer in resurrection.
  3. Also calleda person who exhumes and steals dead bodies, esp. for dissection; body snatcher.
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