Meaning of visitant

vis•it•ant

Pronunciation: (viz'i-tunt), [key]
— 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, etc., that overtakes a person from time to time: Melancholy is an occasional visitant to all.
  5. a migratory bird that has come to a place temporarily.
—adj.
  1. visiting; paying a visit.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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