- a dish of leftover food reheated
- any used or old material worked up in a new form; rehash
Origin of réchaufféFr, past participle of réchauffer, to warm over from ré-, again + échauffer, to heat from Late Latin an unverified form excalefare, for Classical Latin excalefacere from ex-, intensive + calefacere, to heat: see chafe
- Warmed leftover food.
- Old material reworked or rehashed.
Origin of rechauffeFrench past participle of réchauffer to reheat, warm over from Old French rechaufer re- re- echaufer to warm ( from Vulgar Latin excalefāre ) (Latin ex- intensive pref. ; see ex- . ) (Latin calefacere to warm ; see chafe . )