Variant of réchauffé
- a dish of leftover food reheated
- any used or old material worked up in a new form; rehash
Origin: Fr, pp. of réchauffer, to warm over < ré-, again + échauffer, to heat < LL *excalefare, for L excalefacere < ex-, intens. + calefacere, to heat: see chafe
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