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S convoluta

Source : Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

Resurrection \Res`ur*rec"tion\, n. [F. r['e]surrection, L.
   resurrectio, fr. resurgere, resurrectum, to rise again; pref.
   re- re- + surgere to rise. See {Source}.]
   1. A rising again; the resumption of vigor.

   2. Especially, the rising again from the dead; the resumption
      of life by the dead; as, the resurrection of Jesus Christ;
      the general resurrection of all the dead at the Day of

            Nor after resurrection shall he stay Longer on
            earth.                                --Milton.

   3. State of being risen from the dead; future state.

            In the resurrection they neither marry nor are given
            in marriage.                          --Matt. xxii.

   4. The cause or exemplar of a rising from the dead.

            I am the resurrection, and the life.  --John xi. 25.

   {Cross of the resurrection}, a slender cross with a pennant
      floating from the junction of the bars.

   {Resurrection plant} (Bot.), a name given to several species
      of {Selaginella} (as {S. convoluta} and {S.
      lepidophylla}), flowerless plants which, when dry, close
      up so as to resemble a bird's nest, but revive and expand
      again when moistened. The name is sometimes also given to
      the rose of Jericho. See under {Rose}.
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