refreshment

[ ri-fresh-muhnt ]
/ rɪˈfrɛʃ mənt /

noun

something that refreshes, especially food or drink.
refreshments, articles or portions of food or drink, especially for a light meal.
the act of refreshing or the state of being refreshed.

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Origin of refreshment

1350–1400; Middle English refresshement<Middle French refreschement.See refresh, -ment
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British Dictionary definitions for refreshment

refreshment
/ (rɪˈfrɛʃmənt) /

noun

the act of refreshing or the state of being refreshed
(plural) snacks and drinks served as a light meal
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