Definition of resurrectionary in English:

resurrectionary

adjective

  • 1Of the nature of resurrection; resurrective.

  • 2Concerned or connected with the illegal disinterment of bodies for anatomical purposes. Compare resurrectionist. Now historical and rare.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Eaton Barrett (1786–1820), poet and satirist. From resurrection + -ary.

Pronunciation

resurrectionary

/ˌrɛzəˈrɛkʃ(ə)n(ə)ri/