Definition of revertence in English:

revertence

noun

  • 1Return or reversion to a state, theme, etc.; an instance of this.

  • 2Botany and Ecology. The reappearance of a species, community, or flora, or return to its dominance in an area in which its previous presence and subsequent disappearance is documented in the historical or palaeobotanical record.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Hardyng (?1378–?1464), chronicler and forger. From revert + -ence.

Pronunciation

revertence

/rɪˈvəːt(ə)ns/