EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From post-classical Latin visīvus, from Latin vīsus (sight, seeing).

AdjectiveEdit

visive (comparative more visive, superlative most visive)

  1. (now rare) Pertaining to sight or the ability to see; visual.
    • 1665, Robert Hooke, Micrographia, XXXIX:
      [T]he Infinitely wise Creator has not left the creature without a power of moving the head a little […] so that by these means they are inabled to direct some optick line or other against any object, and by that means they have the visive faculty as compleat as any Animal that can move its eyes.

ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

visive

  1. feminine plural of visivo