Definition of revivor in US English:

revivor

noun

  • A person who or thing which revives, renews, or restores something; a reviver.

noun

  • Law. The process of reviving a suit or action which has been rendered void, especially by the death of one of the parties; an instance of this. Usually in "bill of revivor". Now chiefly US.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Barnes (c1495–1540), religious reformer. From revive + -or<br>early 17th century (in an earlier sense). Apparently alteration of reviver (although this is first attested slightly later). For a similar phenomenon, compare some forms retainer.

Pronunciation

revivor

/rɪˈvʌɪvə/