Definition of animantative in English:

animantative

adjective

historical
rare
  • That animates or gives life.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in George Starkey (1628–1665), alchemist, medical practitioner, and writer. From classical Latin animant-, animāns, present participle of animāre animate + -ative. Compare later animative.

Pronunciation

animantative

/ˌanɪˈmantətɪv/