réchauffé

[ French rey-shoh-fey ]
/ French reɪ ʃoʊˈfeɪ /

noun, plural ré·chauf·fés [French rey-shoh-fey] /French reɪ ʃoʊˈfeɪ/,

a warmed-up dish of food.
anything old or stale brought into service again.

Nearby words

  1. réaum.,
  2. réaumur,
  3. réaumur scale,
  4. réaumur, rené antoine ferchault de,
  5. récamier,
  6. réclame,
  7. récolte,
  8. régence,
  9. régisseur,
  10. réjane

Origin of réchauffé

1795–1805; < French, past participle of réchauffer, equivalent to r(e)- re- + échauffer to warm; see chafe

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British Dictionary definitions for rechauffe

réchauffé

/ French (reʃofe) /

noun

warmed-up leftover food
old, stale, or reworked material

Word Origin for réchauffé

C19: from French réchauffer to reheat, from re- + chauffer to warm; see chafe

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