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.

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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